Dr. Harish J. Patel, MD

Dr. Harish J. Patel, MD

Neurology | Male | 59 years old

Dr. Patel views his greatest accomplishment as the relationship he has with his patients. He draws upon his unique training to provide innovative and personalized care. He brings with him to the doctor/patient relationship extensive clinical experience not only in his specialty of Neurology, but also in the field of internal medicine and pain management. Read more

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Care Philosophy

His philosophy is one in which both patient and physician are involved in formulating an individualized plan of care to meet the specific needs of the individual. Dr. Patel truly listens to his patients with a compassionate heart and combines the best of evidence based and state of the art medicine to serve each individual patient. His approach to treating and caring for patient is simple: I am a patient too, and I care for my patients the way I expect to be cared for as a patient. He believes the best way to reach a correct diagnosis is by gathering a thorough history and complete neurological examination. Dr. Patel, along with his patient, arrive at a mutually agreeable plan for management.Read more

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Dr. Patel views his greatest accomplishment as the relationship he has with his patients. He draws upon his unique training...Read more

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Dr. Patel accepts 38 insurance carriers

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38 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • INTotal Health
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • The Wellness Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Health and Wellness Network
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • WellPoint
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Patel's Review Details
2.8 based on 41 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Patel
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (40)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (40)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (39)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (39)
Dr. Patel's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (41)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (39)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (41)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (38)
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I have been extremely happy with my treatment by Dr Patel over the last 4 years. He has taken exceptional care of me, adjusting things until they were just right. He is a good and compassionate doctor and I would recommend him to anyone needing a good neurologist. - PR
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Alternative Care
  • Muscle Disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Neuroradiology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Dizziness (After Head Trauma)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Confusion
  • Continous Dizziness Similar to Menier'e Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Loss
  • Migraine
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neurological Testing
  • Pain Management
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Management
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vestibular Testing
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical Coll Baroda MS University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Howard Univ Hosp

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    howard university hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Howard U Hosp At Dc Genl Hosp

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Medical Coll Baroda MS University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Other Education
    Elizabeth Hosp

    Completed in 1987

    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bosnian
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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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
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • 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)
10 – 15 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
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Dr. Patel says...

Dr. Patel views his greatest accomplishment as the relationship he has with his patients. He draws upon his unique training to provide innovative and personalized care. He brings with him to the doctor/patient relationship extensive clinical experience not only in his specialty of Neurology, but also in the field of internal medicine and pain management. 

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Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

His philosophy is one in which both patient and physician are involved in formulating an individualized plan of care to meet the specific needs of the individual. Dr. Patel truly listens to his patients with a compassionate heart and combines the best of evidence based and state of the art medicine to serve each individual patient. His approach to treating and caring for patient is simple: I am a patient too, and I care for my patients the way I expect to be cared for as a patient. He believes the best way to reach a correct diagnosis is by gathering a thorough history and complete neurological examination. Dr. Patel, along with his patient, arrive at a mutually agreeable plan for management.