Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

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Hepatology | Male | 43 years old

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Dr. Patel specializes in Hepatology and practices in Chattanooga, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
3.3
based on 26 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Patel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
Chattanooga, TN |
I was referred recently to Dr. Patel and stopped by the office to check out some scheduling. If his office staff is any reflection of his care I have serious concerns. They were extremely unhelpful and somewhat condescending. I asked my Doctor if there was anyone else of his specialty in Chattanooga and there is none. This is so sad for Chattanooga...and for patients like myself!
in Chattanooga, TN |
I would not recommend Dr. Patel, he does not take time with his patients. He and his office are not easy to get to when a patient has a question or concern. When you get a person in the office, you are address down by rude woman who does not answer the person questions. Dr. Patel does very little for his patient and his record are filled with errors to the point I question whether I received the correct treatment. He may be the only doctor of his specialty in Chatt., but not much of one.
in Etowah, TN |
Dr. Patel is great, he is very caring and informative with his patients. He takes the time to explain everything so you will know what to expect. I also think it's a plus that, unlike most Dr.'s, he also keeps up with the cost of the medicines he prescribes and tries to keep the cost down.
in Harrison, TN |
Dr. Patel is an excellent doctor. He's trustworthy, knowledgeable and takes a genuine interest in his patients. The staff is friendly and efficient..
in Rock Spring, GA |
Dr. Patel is an excellent doctor. He makes sure you have everything checked. He is compassionate about his clients. I would recommend Dr. Patel to anyone. He is very friendly and gets to the problems at hand.
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    Dr. Patel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Hepatology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • All Types of Food Poisoning
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Copper Metabolism Disorders
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • E. coli Food Poisoning
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Food Poisoning
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Liver Damage from Alcohol
    • Malnutrition
    • Nausea
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Salmonella Food Poisoning
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Enteritis
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda

      Graduated in 1995

    • Residency Hospital
      Wayne State University Va Hospital

      Completed in 2002

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Texas Health Center

      Completed in 2003

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Hepatology
    • Liver Disorders

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Liver Biopsy