Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD

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Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD
"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.

MemorialCare Medical Group

675 Camino De Los Mares Ste 200

San Clemente, CA 92673

Contact Information

(949) 542-8865

Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD

Dr. Hitesh Patel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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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Dr. Patel's Experience

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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 malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

27

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dementia
  • Dystonia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

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

  • 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

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Patel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Coto de Caza, CA |
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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Dr. Patel accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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