Dr. Pooja Patel, MD

Dr. Pooja Patel, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
(43)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Pooja Patel, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Tallahassee, FL. She is 39 years old.

1961 Buford Blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contact Information

(850) 216-2977

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

Education data for Dr. Patel is unavailable at this time.

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 of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
2.3
based on 43 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (6)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Patel's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Tallahassee, FL |
Without a doubt, the worst doctor I've ever been to. She's arrogant, rude, and actually seems annoyed that she has to listen to your health concerns. Also, for future patients, after your initial consultation, you get handed off to an inexperienced nurse practitioner. Why the State of Florida...more
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Santa Rosa Beach, FL |
She appears cold and more interested in coding information on her laptop than what she and her patient are discussing. I did not feel safe with her and finally left. I could not recommend her to others with rheumatic illnesses.
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Tallahassee, FL |
I could have written this exact review from another patient. I had the exact same experience. Going to see someone else. "She was very rude ! She acted as if I was making up everything I was telling her. And she kept saying over & over... you know if you really do have RA you will have to go...more
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Tallahassee, FL |
Not very friendly, doesn't smile much. Not rude, just a bit impersonal. If you have specific questions, make sure you ask them outright. She'll go 10 miles in a circle giving you information, rather than just straight shot from Point A to Point B. My friend who was with me asked, "Can she get on...more
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in Tallahassee, FL |
I have suffered with Lupus and fibromyalgia for many years. Through this experience I have seen many rheumatologists in Tallahassee and surrounding areas. I was very impressed with Dr. Patel my first visit and I continue to pleased after several years there. We have gone for many years in...more
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Dr. Patel accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
1300 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
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