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 21 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

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • M P Shah Medical College, Saurashtra University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parikh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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 Star
50%
(9)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Parikh's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Meghal Parikh, MD
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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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