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Dr. Jitesh Patel, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 42

  
Dr. Patel
740 S Limestone St Ste L119, Ste L119 Lexington, KY 40536
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Dr. Jitesh Patel, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2003 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Anal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Colorectal Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Jitesh Patel, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2003 and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2011
Barnes Jewish/Washington Univ
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Allegheny General Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Allegheny General Hospital
Internship Hospital
2003
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
1999
Seton Hall Univ
Undergraduate School

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Practice

740 S Limestone St Ste L119, Ste L119 Lexington, KY 40536
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64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)