Dr. Nikunjkumar Patel, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 67
  
Dr. Patel
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Cardiology Consultants

1201 N 18TH ST Abilene, TX 79601

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(325) 793-3100

Dr. Nikunjkumar Patel, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Abilene, TX and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Care, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from U Bristol medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hendrick Medical Center and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Patel

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Patel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Patel treats other conditions, please contact the office at (325) 793-3100.

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 72% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 62% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Heart Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Arrhythmias more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 60% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 49% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 49% of their peers

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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.1

Based on 35 ratings

5 Stars
74.28571428571429%
(26)
4 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(7)
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Oct 24, 2020
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Rudest doctor ever. I wouldn’t take my family member back to him if he was the last doctor on earth!
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Has always ben promptly taken care of & I like your pens
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All the Staff is very nice, I will recommend my friends to come to Dr Patel.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Staff is very Caring & Friendly. They kept me informed about everything.
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Sep 17, 2019
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Successfully treated my varicose veins and I'm very happy with the results, Also the staff navigated the maze of insurance so that I was covered.
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  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Aug 20, 2019
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Very Courteous and professional staff, they are willing to answer questions from patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 11, 2019
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Very through & Helping things very well
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 05, 2019
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Staff always friendly and helpful. Makes you feel at ease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Staff was very friendly and professional
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Jun 04, 2019
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Everyone very nice and accommodating! A very personal and caring group.
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May 16, 2019
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So very happy with my treatments! Life changing and confidence builder for me.
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May 08, 2019
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He is one of the nicest doctors in Abilene, he has been keeping my husband's health in top shape. He makes you feel he is concern. Friendly, sense of humor. I have used him also, and I am comfortable with him. Some doctors acts like an old prude, but not Nik Patel!
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Biography

Dr. Nikunjkumar Patel, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Abilene, TX and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Care, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from U Bristol medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hendrick Medical Center and Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1978
U Bristol
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Cardiology Consultants

Cardiology Consultants1201 N 18TH ST Abilene, TX 79601
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

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Hendrick Medical Center

Abilene, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital

Sweetwater, TX

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
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