Dr. Krishna Patel, MD

Dr. Krishna Patel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Krishna Patel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

135 RUTLEDGE AVE

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 792-9200

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
normal
more than 67% of peers
Sinus Surgery
normal
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

52  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a severely deviated septum and a minor rhinoplasty. Dr. Patel was the most qualified and was very informative. She was very clear and understood what I wanted and needed and was extremely kind. A few months later I bumped my nose and she was very responsive to my concern and it was extremely...more
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Dr. Patel is an amazing surgeon. I had a rhinoplasty 11 years ago from another doctor, who stripped my cartilage and left me with a collapsed nasal valve, unable to breathe through one side of my nose. I finally decided to fix the issue. After meeting with 3 different doctors, I felt I was in the...more
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Dr.Patel had to reconstruct my nose after a previous plastic surgeon destroyed it during a deviated septum surgery. She cartilage out of my ear and fascia from my scalp. It took 8 hours of surgery and my results are beautiful. She is a gifted surgeon. I had a terrible recovery in at MUSC due to the...more
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I had a horrific experience with Dr Patel 3 years ago as she performed the wrong type of surgery on my face. During evaluation by personnel, I was told type of surgery to be provided would be cosmetic. However, via miscommunication with staff, Dr Patel broke my nose and performed a strictly...more
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