Dr. Mahendra Patel, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Mahendra Patel, MD
Dr. Mahendra Patel, MD is a pediatric hematology & oncology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Patel is affiliated with North Central Baptist Hospital.

Mahendra C Patel MD PA

7711 Louis Pasteur Dr Ste 502

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-9973

Dr. Mahendra Patel, MD

Dr. Mahendra Patel, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Patel's Experience

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 Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Still's Disease
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Zambia School Of Med Lusaka Zambia
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Nat'l Cancer Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Osf St Francis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
based on 46 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Patel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
San Antonio, TX |
I highly recommend Dr. Patel without reservation! Dr. Patel is one of the best diagnosticians in pediatric diseases and handles each patient with compassion and kindness. Dr. Patel treats complex and many times life threatening illnesses, yet, due to his unique rapport with his patients and their families, the children end up loving him, despite their long and difficult journey. This speaks volumes of the care provided by Dr. Patel and his staff.
in San Antonio, TX |
My children have been seeing Dr. Patel for 8 years. He has saved all three of their lives. When no other dr in San Antonio would listen to me dr. Patel did and was able to dx them and get them the treatment they need. He has gone above and beyond to ensure their health and comfort. He has answered my calls at 3am and even while he is on vacation. I don't know a more compassionate man or a more knowledgeable dr. He is thorough and coordinates with my kids MANY drs to ensure they get the best care
in San Antonio, TX |
I am a pediatrician in San Antonio. I have referred my patients to him that have hematological problems or cancer. I have worked with him for decades. Dr. Patel and his staff have always been kind, compassionate, caring to his patients, parents and anyone else involved in the care of his patients. He is professional, very bright and capable. Dr. Patel is thorough and thoughtful when assessing his patients symptoms and concerns. I know him well as a physician and as a man of integrity.
in San Antonio, TX |
Poisoned my son for over a year. Misdiagnosed my sons blood disorder. Refused my plea to ask for help and ignored the awful side effects my baby had to endure. My 17th month old son is now in a fight for his life in the PICU bc of Mahendra Patel. Never trust a doctor that doesn't want a second opinion and has to recite his resume over and over to convince you he is the best. I wish I would have never taken my son through those 5th floor doors. Clinically is questionably run.
San Antonio |
Hard to find a Doctor that treats you as if you were his only patient. Walking Medical Encyclopedia.
in Sonora, TX |
This is my son's hematologist. We go about twice a year to get blood drawn. None of his other six specialists could pin point what was causing my son's excessive and constant throat clearing. Only seeing him as a blood doctor. We didn't expect him to diagnose my son with s tic disorder. I'm glad he did and no other doctor had an answer! Thank you Dr. Patel..the answer to our prayers!
Cuero,TX |
He is not only an excellent physician,but is kind and truly cares about his patients. He was able to give us answers when no other physician could. I can not say enough good things about him, he is truly awesome!
in San Antonio, Texas |
Absolutely love this doctor and his staff. They're all great ????
in San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Patel is truly a gift to pediatric medicine, without his foresight and vision my son would not be alive, my son is one of the smallest babies ever born at Children's Methodist, Dr. Patel closely monitored and diagnosed my son correctly. While other doctors were chaotic and unsure Dr. Patel displayed a calm and patience.
San Antonio, TX |
Dr. Patel deserves far more than 5 stars. When my daughter became very ill, he made a point to see her before the Christmas holiday because he did not want us to be worried having to wait for an appointment. He is knowledgeable, trustworthy, caring, and patient. He was wonderful to my daughter and she loves him! That's not very common for a 20 month old. He has a special way of putting her at ease. He answered our questions thoroughly. He is God's special miracle for us and our baby girl.
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Dr. Patel accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

North Central Baptist Hospital
520 Madison Oak Dr
San Antonio, TX 78258
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