Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 37

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Dr. Chirag Patel, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Covington, LA and has over 11 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine medical school in 2010. He is affiliated with St. Tammany Health System. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.

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St. Tammany Health System1202 S Tyler St Covington, LA 70433
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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Concussion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolism
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endometriosis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fat Embolism
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Meningitis
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Swine Flu
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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About Me

Care Philosophy

"My practice as a hospitalist is an opportunity for service to our patients and the community physicians who refer patients to St. Tammany Parish Hospital."

Biography

Dr. Chirag Patel decided to become a hospitalist for the challenge and opportunity of caring for hospitalized patients, so he joined the STPH Department...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Chirag Patel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Patel frequently treats Dehydration, Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease, and Hypokalemia . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Patel treats.

Where is Dr. Chirag Patel, MD's office located?

Dr. Patel's office is located at 1202 S Tyler St, Covington, LA 70433. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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St. Tammany Health System

Covington, LA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)