Dr. Ghanshyam Patel, MD

Dr. Ghanshyam Patel, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Ghanshyam Patel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Gadsden, AL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Manchester, Faculty Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.

808 S 4th St

Gadsden, AL 35901

Contact Information

(256) 543-3047

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Manchester, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Bury Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • N Middlesex
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Whittington/Royal Free
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very good doctor.
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My father had open heart surgery and had to come to this doctor for special reasons. Patels assistant was so hateful and rude to him. Told him to shutup and that she would let him know when to talk. And my dad can't walk fast because he has a hurt foot and she was being rude about him not running...more
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The doctor never explained anything about my condition. I was always confused about what is going on. I was consistently getting a very good stress test results like 15 minutes of treadmill and reaching well over 150 bpm. I never felt anything wrong - exercising well and no symptoms at all. Just...more
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I had 3 heart stents placed by Dr. Patel, thinking I was only having a heart cath test.. Dr. Patel ask me after I had been drugged for the test did I want open heart or stents--no other options were afforded or given me such as would I like to talk with my son and wife or would I like a second...more
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