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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 44

13421 Old Meridian St Ste 210
Carmel, IN 46032
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St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital
2001 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Witham Health Services
2605 North Lebanon Street
Lebanon, IN 46052

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Midwest Colon & Rectal Surgery
MIDWEST COLON & RECTAL SURGERY
13421 Old Meridian St Ste 210
Carmel, IN 46032
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Midwest Colon and Rectal Surgery
8424 Naab Rd Ste 2M
Indianapolis, IN 46260
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    Dr. Patel's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Grant Med Center
    In University School Of Med
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Patel & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Patel's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Witham Health Services

    • St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.4 out of 5

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    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Patel's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Patel

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Midwest Colon & Rectal Surgery
    MIDWEST COLON & RECTAL SURGERY
    13421 Old Meridian St Ste 210
    Carmel, IN 46032
    (317) 844-5273 (Office)
    (317) 844-5709 (Fax)
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    Midwest Colon and Rectal Surgery
    8424 Naab Rd Ste 2M
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    (317) 872-1577 (Office)
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    Midwest Colon and Rectal Surgery
    2485 N Lebanon St Ste 130
    Lebanon, IN 46052
    (317) 872-1577 (Office)
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