Dr. Kanaiyalal Patel, MD

Dr. Kanaiyalal Patel, MD

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Dr. Kanaiyalal Patel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Greenbelt, MD and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Calcutta / B.S. Medical College in 1973 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

7235 Hanover Pkwy Ste B

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Contact Information

(301) 441-3122

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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TMJ
very high
more than 96% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Kanu Patel is an experienced and dedicated otolaryngologist in Greenbelt, MD. He is an expert in minimally-invasive sinus surgery, head and neck surgery, surgery for sleep apnea, and is also board certified in sleep medicine. Dr. Kanu Patel also specializes in rapid recovery tonsillectomy, as well as the treatment for sinus problems, ear infections, insomnia, snoring, narcolepsy, choking, stroke, and high blood pressure. As an otolaryngologist, Dr. Patel has the unique ability to tailor his care to meet each patient's individual needs and help them recover quickly and safely. Dr. Patel provides patients suffering with sleep apnea, voice disorders, and sinus pain with the relief they have been searching for. Call otolaryngologist, Dr. Kanu Patel today to schedule an appointment and learn about all the treatment options available."

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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

126  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Auditory Perception
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acquired Hypothyroidism
  • Acute Insomnia
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Tracheitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoiditis
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Airborne Allergies
  • Airway Disorders
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Apnea
  • Apnea of Infancy (AOI)
  • Apnea of Prematurity
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Auditory Seizure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balance Disorders
  • Barotrauma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Cheyne-Stokes Respiration
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Infections
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Deafness
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Congenital Deafness
  • Continous Dizziness Similar to Menier'e Disease
  • Continuous Spike-Wave During Slow Sleep Syndrome
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cyst
  • Deafness
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Deviated Septum
  • Disequilibrium Syndrome
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia, Chronic Spasmodic
  • Dyssomnia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Infection in Infant
  • Earlobes Thickened Conductive Deafness from Incudo
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endogenous Depression
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Epiglottis Diseases
  • Epiglottitis
  • Epiphyseal Dysplasia - Hearing Loss - Dysmorphism
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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73  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adult Hearing Loss Rehabilitation
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocautery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Mole Removal
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Posterior Nasal Pack
  • Removal of Foreign Body from Ear
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Wart Removal

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Calcutta / B.S. Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
44 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Doesn't want to tackle the real issues. He is not that good.
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The Dr was knowledgeable but quite rude and did not take the time to explain the procedures properly. More importantly, he was more interested in the payment part of my septoplasty procedure and said he would refuse to do the procedure if the insurance did not pay the total amount that he wanted...more
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Uses a newer tonsillectomy technique which healed much faster than what seems to be the norm. He answered all of my questions candidly and was very respectful and friendly. Very obvious that he has a lot of experience with tonsillectomy.
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My first appointment with Dr. Patel was on Tuesday 3/21. After meeting with the doctor, I was very impressed. He is full of knowledge, caring, and friendly. He made certain I had a good understanding of my issue. My appointment started on-time and the office staff was friendly. Dr. Patel is...more
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By far and away the best Dr I've ever had! Knowledgeable, up to date on current ways of treating patients, and great on imparting his wisdom. In 2013, he completed my septoplasty and I haven't felt better! Recently, I had to go back in with post nasal drip and sinus infection that was persisting...more
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