Dr. Dilipkumar Patel, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Patel

Dilipkumar J. Patel, MD

851 Mcnair St Hazleton, PA 18201

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Dr. Dilipkumar Patel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Hazleton, PA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from BJ Med Coll, Gujarat U Ahmedabad medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hazleton. He is not accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.


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I found Dr. Patel to be a very nice gentleman with a great "bed-side" manner. I actually enjoyed the time I spent with him as I brought my 84yr old mother to be seen by him. He spent a lot of time with us and answered every question we had about her condition. I can recommend him.
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Biography

Dr. Dilipkumar Patel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Hazleton, PA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other s...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

Education

VA Medical Center Wilkes Barre
Fellowship Hospital
1990
VA Medical Center Wilkes Barre
Residency Hospital
1988
VA Medical Center Wilkes Barre
Internship Hospital
1981
BJ Med Coll-Civil Hosp
Residency Hospital
1978
BJ Med Coll, Gujarat U Ahmedabad
Medical School

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(484) 884-1389

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 95% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Sleep Disorders more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Sleep Apnea more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Bronchitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Bronchitis more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Sinusitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Sinusitis more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Dilipkumar J. Patel, MD

Dilipkumar J. Patel, MD851 Mcnair St Hazleton, PA 18201
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Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hazleton

Hazleton, PA

50% Patient experience rating, 19% lower than the national average