Dr. Nilesh Patel, MD

Dr. Nilesh Patel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(30)
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Dr. Nilesh Patel, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

30 E 40th St Rm 802

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • 26 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Nilesh Patel is a leading ear, nose, and throat doctor providing the best otolaryngology care to patients throughout the midtown, New York area. His current focus is in treating sinus and allergy problems with medical therapy and outpatient procedures such as balloon sinuplasty and turbinate reduction, while avoiding in hospital surgery whenever possible. The practice utilizes the latest technological advances in otolaryngology. He attended the prestigious Sophie Davis School of Medicine accelerated seven year BS/MD program and graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1995. After completing a general surgery internship at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn in 1996, he remained there to complete specialty training in otolaryngology- head and neck surgery residency in 2000. Dr. Patel is board certified in otolaryngology head and neck surgery and is active in the otolaryngology departments at New York University Langone Medical Center and at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He currently serves as the Secretary of the Medical Board at New York Eye and Ear. Dr. Patel has authored publications in otolaryngology journals and textbooks. He has also presented at various otolaryngology meetings. When it comes to caring for his patients, he truly considers it a partnership. He enjoys educating and involving patients in their own care. His philosophy involves not only treating the acute illness, but to search for ways to prevent it from occurring again. His passions outside of medicine include playing guitar, working of cars, running, and coaching his children in baseball and softball."

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
4.3
based on 30 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Patel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in New York, NY |
I've been a patient of Doctor Patel for about 1 year now. I previously came in with nasal congestion and facial pain pressure. I was unable to breathe causing me to have difficulty sleeping at night as well. Doctor Patel had advised me to do a procedure called Balloon sinuplasty and turbinate...more
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in Queens, NY |
I was suffering from nasal congestion constantly. Dr. Patel was very friendly and caring to my concerns. He offered a procedure called balloon sinuplasty and turbinate reduction. After having this procedure I am able to breathe better and sleep better at night. I recommend Dr. Patel for anyone with...more
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in Brooklyn, NY |
I love to go to Doctor Patel's Office, starting from the staff, they are very friendly . About 2 years ago I was recommended to this office after suffering from severe allergies, for a couple months I had a hard time breathing and couldn't even sleep!! From the very first visit, I was very pleased...more
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in Elmhurst, NY |
My experience with Doctor patel is excellent. I find the office staff to be very nice and kind. Doctor nilesh patel is very friendly and sincere and he treated me better than other ENT doctors i have seen int he past. I will continue treatment with him. I am very satisfied with his treatment. I had...more
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in Brooklyn,NY |
I had the balloon sinuplasty done 1 month ago. i'm very happy with the results of the procedure. I'm able to breath better. I recommend other people who have nasal congestion or difficulty breathing to have this procedure done.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Patel accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Memorial Hermann Physician Network
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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