Dr. Meghal Parikh, MD

Dr. Meghal Parikh, MD

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Dr. Meghal Parikh, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Merced, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Parikh's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parikh treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Parikh treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parikh treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Parikh treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Bone Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parikh treats Bone Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Parikh treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Parikh's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Meghal Parikh, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Merced, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1997
M P Shah Medical College, Saurashtra University
Medical School
1997

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Parikh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Parikh

2.7

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
50%
(9)

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Very thorough and as a patient I don’t feel rushed to leave the examination room. Very good bedside manner!
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The Dr has a decent manner and seems adequately informed about treatment options but his staff at least for the past year is terrible, and what is worse is his billing system or should I say lack of. He will not take FSA cards nor can he provide you with an itemized bill?? His office...Read More
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Honestly he's the best dr I've seen that took my complaints seriously. He has put me at ease and now I am in the process of managing my symptoms. I have complete confidence in him as my dr. I have never had a hard time scheduling appointments and find that I am seen promptly.
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I would not recommend Dr. Parikh, in the two years I saw him, he took me off of the meds that help me with that my previous Rheumatologist had put me on, he insisted that I take meds that I had already tried that did not work for me, he insisted that my previous rheumatologist was wrong in most of...Read More
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Great doctor, got me going in the right direction to finding out what was the cause of my foot and leg problems.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO

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