Dr. Dhruv Patel, MD

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Dr. Dhruv Patel, MD

Neurology | Male

673 E River St, Elyria, OH 44035 Get Directions
(440) 323-6422

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Dr. Patel specializes in Neurology and practices in Elyria, OH. He practices at 2 locations.

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based on 15 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Patel
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (15)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (15)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (15)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Patel's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (15)
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in Elyria, Ohio |
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 for a follow up Dr Patel remembered us. Thank you, Dr Patel and staff for caring not only for Joe but for me as well.
in Lorain, OH |
I would never recommend this physician to any of my family or friends. He does not listen at all. He is rude and always running late.
Lorain, OH |
Love Dr Patel! He's courteous and reassuring. Highly recommend this great doctor but..... trying to get through on the phone is frustrating. The line is either busy or shut down for the day. You would think that they would enable a line to leave a message so the staff could get back to you. Very difficult when working full time and have limited access to personal calls during the work day.
in Amherst, OH |
Dr. Patel, himself, is WONDERFUL. BUT G-d help you if you need to schedule anything urgently. Or if you even need to get through to his office for a question or a prescription refill. Phone is CONSTANTLY busy (he's a great doc!) and the phone lines are shut down between 1130 and 2. Sometimes, it takes me 3 days to get through. And the office wait is typically very long (bring War and Peace). I am as yet undecided whether seeing this great doc is worth putting up with this crap. Staff unhelpful
in Amherst, OH |
Dr. Patel, himself, is WONDERFUL. BUT G-d help you if you need to schedule anything urgently. Or if you even need to get through to his office for a question or a prescription refill. Phone is CONSTANTLY busy (he's a great doc!) and the phone lines are shut down between 1130 and 2. Sometimes, it takes me 3 days to get through. And the office wait is typically very long (bring War and Peace). I am as yet undecided whether seeing this great doc is worth putting up with this crap. Staff unhelpful
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Vascular Neurology

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
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • 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
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Education

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

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neuromuscular Medicine and Vascular Neurology
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Patel's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Patel

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients