Dr. Giribala Patel, MD

Dr. Giribala Patel, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Giribala Patel, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Fullerton, CA. She graduated from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College and specializes in medical oncology.

2151 N Harbor Blvd Ste 2200

Fullerton, CA 92835

Contact Information

(714) 446-5900

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 90% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Having grown up in a family of doctors, Dr. Patel had always dreamed of becoming a physician herself. Her main goal is to help improve the health of her patients and she gains a sense of satisfaction when she sees her patients respond to treatment and return to good health."

1  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

96  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Illinois State Psychiatric Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cook County Hospital Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cook County Hospital Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I moved out of state, so sadly, I'm no longer a patient of Dr. Patel's, but I can't say enough good things about her professionalism, knowledge & care. Dr. Patel is a "rough, tough, cream puff." She's intense. She tells it like it is, but she's also kind & caring. I absolutely adored her. Yes,...more
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Some points I experienced during my wife's treatment under Dr. Patel 's supervision. No treatment plan was explained or even touched. Aspects like diet and physical status was neglected. Evaluation of treatment progress {scans and specific tests) were not assessed properly or in the proper timing....more
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I have seen her 3 times and each time I do I ask myself why didn't I change Ocologists. She rushes me through each appt. she is arrogant and seems to get irritated if I ask a question. She said I should get a 2nd opinion from an oncologist at UCLA. I did and was so glad he was fantastic and knew...more
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Dr. Patel is the most thorough doctor I've ever met. She goes to bat for her patient, even with the insurance companies. She listens and uplifts!
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My fiance was treated by Dr. Patel for both colon cancer, and finally for pancreatic cancer, over the course of several years. Throughout that time, we were both impressed with Dr, Patel's knowledge and professionalism, and mostly her candor. Although my fianc? ultimately lost her battle, a...more
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