Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD

Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD

Neurology  ·  
Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD is a neurology specialist in San Clemente, CA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

675 Camino De Los Mares Ste 200

San Clemente, CA 92673

Contact Information

(949) 542-8865

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Trigeminal Neuralgia
more than 81% of peers
more than 79% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "I chose a career in medicine because of my desire to help others and my passions for problem solving and science. I specialized in Neurology because of the complexity and unique challenges presented by neurological disorders. I look forward to working with my patients to help them improve the health quality of their lives." Dr. Patel earned a bachelor's degree in behavioral science and health and a Master's degree in Public Health from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City prior to entering medical school. Through the University of Utah, Dr. Patel participated in Field Studies in Thailand and Peru, and acted as Student Director for a Service Learning project in India. During his residency and Fellowship, he conducted lectures and symposiums on a variety of neurological topics such as neurodegenerative disorders and epilepsy. Within Neurology, Dr. Patel has special interests in: Headache Disorders, Neuropathy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Epilepsy, and Electrodiagnostic studies such as EMG and Nerve Conduction studies. Among his many honors, he received the Neurology Resident Excellence Award while at UCI. When not in the office, Dr. Patel enjoys playing and watching a number of different sports including: basketball, football, skiing and biking.
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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

33  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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

The doctor was thorough and listened and clearly knew what he was doing
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I bring my mom to see Dr. Patel. He is very competent and caring. He spends extra time to make sure we understand and are comfortable with his recommendations.
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