Dr. Pankaj Patel, MD

Dr. Pankaj Patel, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Pankaj Patel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lake Placid, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from St. George's University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

1358 US 27 N

Lake Placid, FL 33852

Contact Information

(863) 385-5129

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Procedure
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Upper GI Series

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Columbia-Presby Med Ctr-Columbia U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Advanced Therapeutic Eus/Ercp
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient of Dr. Patel for 10 years. Dr. Patel always takes the time to talk with me in detail about my medical issues during an appointment. He is knowledgeable, and I always feel that Dr. Patel has my best interests at heart.
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Go with Dr. Thakkar instead. This doctor couldn't believe that I had diverticulitis at such a young age. He told me to not worry about it and eat normal. I informed him my primary doctor had an MRI performed on me and had diagnosed me. Dr. Patel said it was probably a misdiagnosis (without having...more
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Intelligent, Professional, No Nonsense Dr. He is Concise and to the point. The treatment and care This Dr. provides is based on years of practical experience. In short if you like someone who tells it like it is with no sugar coating and provides the Best Medical care available anywhere, then this...more
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Recently was hospitalized with constant abdominal discomfort(3months),blood in stool that is also thin/elongated. Since I have no insurance the only way I could get the exam I needed was via E.R visit. I was admitted & waited 22 hours to see Dr. Patel, not being able to eat or drink anything but...more
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