Dr. Philip Patel, MD

Dr. Philip Patel, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Philip Patel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.

39000 Bob Hope Dr

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 346-0642

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareSource
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "When attending to his patients, Dr. Patel states that he lives and works by two general standards, "First, I treat each patient as if he or she were my own family member. Second, I treat each of my patients the way I would want to be treated.""

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diabetes
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Impella Device
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Mayo Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.3

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
76.92307692307692%
(20)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
11.538461538461538%
(3)

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I've seen a lot of doctors in my 71 years and doctor Patel has been by far my best experience. Wait time in office is less than 30 minutes, the staff is kind and well trained. Doctor Patel really does treat his patients like family and he's willing to listen to you and work with you so you get...Read More
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Dr seemed knowledgeable, attentive, good bed side manner, explained changes and medications uses. Office staff, the involved with medications and the prescriptions were less than nice. Medication issue led to discovery follow up isn't important. A medication issue from a SAT, called on MON...Read More
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Excellent in Diagnosis, Treatment Plan, Referral To Surgeon, Clear Communicator, Excellent Follow-up, Inspires confidence in his competency.
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Dr Patel wrote incorrect diagnosis on lab and test order forms which were submitted to my insurance company - now I cannot correct with them that I do NOT have hypertension or hyperlipodemia, which I've never had and there is no way Dr. Patel could think that because he never saw Cholesterol test...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Patel for several years. His proactive approach to my health is outstanding and I am not just another "number" in his system. His knowledge of Cardiology is excellent and demonstrates that in his ability to communicate to me in language and care that I can understand. His...Read More
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