Dr. Bhaktasharan Patel, MD

Dr. Bhaktasharan Patel, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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56 y/o
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Dr. Bhaktasharan Patel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Peak Gastroenterology Assocs

2920 N Cascade Ave Fl 3

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

86  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Balloon Assisted Deep Enteroscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Therapeutic ERCP

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Saint Francis Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I've been seeing Dr. Patel for about 10 years and have definitely seen a decline in his caring manner. He told me alot of wrong information so I suffered another infection because of that. He seems only interested in the money he gets for all the procedures he does. I will not be going back.
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Been with Dr Patel almost 30 yrs. he has taken good care of me and some family members. Listens Takes his time. Cares about his Patients.
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Dr Patel has taken care of my chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic stones for several years and I would go to no other Doctor. I do not live in Colorado and travel over 750 miles each way twice a year because he is the best and most professionally accomplished physician I have seen. Very few...more
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I was treated as if on an assembly line. He spent less than 5 minutes the last appointment telling me "eat vegetables" but when I reminded him of the vomiting he told me to put them through a blender. (he only was happy if doing a "procedure"). Very condescending. Was recently told not to go back...more
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AWFUL! First appt at 0800, waited over 90 minutes. Took a personal phone call during the visit. Called office on a Monday because of bleeding, no call received back by Wed afternoon. Ended up going to the ER and stayed in the hospital for 3 days receiving 3 units of blood. As a nurse, I am VERY...more
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