Dr. Derek Patel, MD

Dr. Derek Patel, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Derek Patel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

200 W Arbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoids
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.

Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "I strive to deliver care in a manner that is state-of-the-art and evidence-based yet personalized and compassionate." Associate Program Director, UC San Diego GI Fellowship Assistant Clinical Services Chief, UC San Diego Gastroenterology.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

77  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Calif San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Calif San Francisco
    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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

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

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Horrible self loathing could care less of human beings . Avoid him at all costs trust me.
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