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Dr. Dineshkumar Patel, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Patel

Dr. Dineshkumar Patel, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Government Medical College Surat, South Gujrat University in 1984 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(602) 787-1830

Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Thyroid Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Thyroid Cancer more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Hypothyroidism more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Hormone Balancing
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroiditis
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

To help people achieve health for life.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1994
Long Island Jewish Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Long Island Jewish Med Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Interfaith Med Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Interfaith Med Center
Internship Hospital
1987
New Civil Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
Government Medical College Surat, South Gujrat University
Medical School
1978
Grade 12th High School
Undergraduate School
1994
1994
1992
1992
1987
1984
1978

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

2.7

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
35.714285714285715%
(15)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(2)
3 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(1)
2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(3)
1 Star
50%
(21)

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Like most of the other comments here I found the front office very good to work with however Dr. Patel has the worst bedside manner, very condescending, he would laugh at your concerns, and after years of going to him I finally decided to get another endo! I realize his job is difficult and...Read More
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Dr. Patel has the nicest front office staff I have ever encountered at a medical office. Dr. Patel was condescending and like most endocrinolgists has one way to treat thyroid conditions. Throw Synthroid at the problem and blame female hormones for the rest. Saw him for 15 minutes and felt...Read More
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He seemed ok the only time I saw him. He ordered both the radioactive iodine pill to be followed by an ablation scan. He never called me back with the results! So very disappointed because I called his office twice and both times was told they would call me with the results but it is now weeks...Read More
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I wish I would have taken the advise of reviews before seeing this doctor. Hos bedside manner is TERRIBLE, disregards any concerns you tell him, and say the blood work and CT scans were false. Would never recommend anyone to this doctor, there is a reason for his open availability versus the...Read More
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I went in with a highly suspicious for cancer nodule. I went in with my sister and my son he was rude ever question I asked he rolled his eyes and made me feel stupid. O ce even saying this is English it's not in my language and not hard to understand. I as well as my family was applaud by his...Read More
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