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Dr. Prakash Patel, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 72

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Dr. Patel

Gastroenterology Clinic

1011 E Saint Maartens Dr Saint Joseph, MO 64506
Accepting new patients

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(816) 232-0185

Dr. Prakash Patel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Joseph, MO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences and specializes in gastroenterology.

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  • Practices at top hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diarrhea
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Diarrhea more than 98% of his peers

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

Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Constipation more than 98% of his peers

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Prakash Patel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Joseph, MO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

Seth Gs Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1977
Med Rsch Coun
Fellowship Hospital
1976
U Toronto
Residency Hospital
1975
Douglas Hosp-McGill U
Residency Hospital
1974
Montreal Genl Hosp/McGill
Residency Hospital
1972
Ellis Hospital
Internship Hospital

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68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)