Dr. Arvind Patel, MD

Dr. Arvind Patel, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Arvind Patel, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Mayo Hospital and specializes in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

700 Center St Ste 501

Columbus, GA 31901

Contact Information

(706) 653-1152

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 98% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 89% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

28  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Mayo Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mayo Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
42 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I will say it plainly--Dr. Patel is not kind to his patients or their caretakers. I have an autistic brother who was his patient. I say "was" because we are immediately finding another psychiatrist. Dr. Patel made a mistake in my writing one of my brother's prescriptions, and the wrong dosage of...more
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Dr Patel is rude. Mi son went for first time and was treated as a dog.
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he is great dr patel knows what he is doing woild recommend everyone spends time to talk with you about whats going on with you 5 stars for dr patel.
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I lost my 22 year old son to a motorcycle accident on September 13th, 2015. I have always suffered from depression and anxiety, but when this tragedy happened, I became severely depressed and could not even function normally. Dr. Patel was recommended to me by a friend. I called and scheduled an...more
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He had asked me why I was there, which is really weird considering he was the one who scheduled me. He randomly prescribed me medication and didn't explain why I needed it. The waiting room is really old and dated, there are cracks in the walls and furniture. I have waited for over an hour before...more
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