Dr. Neelakshi Patel, MD
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Dr. Neelakshi Patel, MD


Rheumatology | Female

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Neelakshi Patel, MD, is one of the 300 Stanford Medicine-affiliated providers located throughout the Bay Area. She is board certified in Rheumatology.


Dr. Neelakshi Patel, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Los Gatos, CA. She is 43 years old. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Dr. Patel's Performance
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  • 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 Reviews (6)
in Saratoga Ca. |
Dr Patel is an excellent, conscientious, knowledgeable and caring doctor. As busy as she is, I never feel like I am being rushed and never wait very long to see her. Excellent response on prescription renewals. On-site lab,x-ray and MRI is very convenient. She is competent and caring. I highly recommend her.
in San Jose, CA |
My initial appt was ok. She diagnosed me with Sjogrems disease and ordered lab and X-ray of my lungs. Both of which were done at her office. (BTW, very expensive lab! Over $700 for blood and urine work!). She said she would call me in 7-10 days with results and next steps. I waited and waited. Then after two plus weeks, I started calling. I left multiple messages with the front desk, and also her assistant. Nothing! It took multiple calls to finally get a call back. It was from her assistant.
in Los Gatos, CA |
Smart, with a great memory for your last visits/family etc, willing to go out of her way to research meds (especially as I have a really rare disease). Very personable. Easy to talk to. Extremely competent
in Santa Clara, CA |
She is a good doctor.Compassionate,gentle & she answers all the questions with patience and examines thoroughly. She gives enough time for the patient to feel comfortable & confident with the examination & diagnosis. However,it is a shame that her staff: reception & especially her medical assistant, are extremely incompetent.They are not at all courteous;rarely respond to messages;so much so that her medical assistant's voicemail was full for 3 weeks!It is a nightmare to deal with them.
in Monte Sereno, Ca |
I had undiagnosed RA that Dr Patel easily detected without any prior testing. After testing she was absolutely right and the 5 doctors I went to previously did not even mention RA!! My treatments have had the normal ups and downs but for the most part they have dramatically helped. Dr Patel is a real pro!
in San Jose, CA |
I would recommend Dr. Patel as a competent Doctor. I trust her diagnosis and her recommendations. The only complaint I have is that her assistant does not return calls, her voice mail is always full, and it takes weeks for lab results unless you have an appointment.
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Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

Neelakshi Patel, MD, is one of the 300 Stanford Medicine-affiliated providers located throughout the Bay Area. She is board certified in Rheumatology.

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 Rheumatology
  •  Board certified in Rheumatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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Board Certifications

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  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis


  • Medical School
    Government Medical College Jabalpur

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Rheumatology

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection