Dr. Krishna Patel, MD

Dr. Krishna Patel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Krishna Patel, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

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

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Tinnitus
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 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)

in Clemson, SC |
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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Charleston, SC |
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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West Columbia, SC |
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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in Murrells Inlet, SC |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Patel accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
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