Dr. Dhruv Patel, MD

Dr. Dhruv Patel, MD

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Dr. Dhruv Patel, MD is a neurology specialist in Elyria, OH. He graduated from Karnatak University / Karnatak Medical College and specializes in neurology, adult neurology, and more.

673 E River St

Elyria, OH 44035

Contact Information

(440) 323-6422

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stroke
very high
more than 99% of peers

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9  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology
  • Cognitive Neurology
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Geriatric Neurology
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

164  Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Ataxia
  • Ataxia, Hereditary, Autosomal Dominant
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Binswanger's Dementia
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Cancer
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage With Amyloidosis, Hereditary, Dutch Type
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy Dystonia
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Dystonia
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia
  • Dementia, Familial British
  • Dementia, Familial Danish
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dopamine Responsive Dystonia
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Dysphasic Dementia, Hereditary
  • Dystonia
  • Dystonia 13, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant
  • Dystonia Plus
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Focal Dystonia
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Limb Dystonia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Mild Headache
  • Multifocal Dystonia
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Opticoacoustic Nerve Atrophy Dementia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Presenile Dementia, Kraepelin Type
  • Primary Dystonias
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Dystonias
  • Segmental Dystonia
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Severe Headache
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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4  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of London
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Karnatak University / Karnatak Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Neurorehabilitation-Vascular Neurology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
18 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Patel is very knowledgeable. I suffered for over 15yrs with a rare motor neuron disease. Saw about 5 different neurologists with no answer. I was referred to Dr. Patel in 2015 and within a couple months I had a diagnosis. I'm grateful to him and all he has done to try to improve the quality...more
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He is wonderful! I was first diagnosed by the CC Mellen Center with MS. Then, other things started happening. My current doc dismissed it since it was not MS related. I switched to Dr. Patel and after putting me through multiple tests, he also diagnosed me with Narcolepsy and Seizure Disorder. He...more
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Dr. Patel was patient, kind, knowledgeable, and caring. I saw him in the hospital for a possible neuro condition I went to the ER for and it turned out to be anxiety. He patiently explained how the brain works with anxiety states and how the testing showed that everything was negative for a neuro...more
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Intelligent, experienced and trusting.
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In 2015 my husband (Joe) had a stroke and spent 4 wks in rehab, he also has Dementia, Dr Patel came in every other day to see him and to find out how he was doing. Dr Patel talked to me about how the stroke affected Joe's memory and the areas in witch it was. Over all I liked that when we went in...more
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