Dr. Pratik Patel, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 44

Internal Medicine

Dr. Pratik Patel, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Melbourne, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm Bay Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Pratik Patel, MD

Melbourne Associates Of Brevard

8041 Spyglass Hill Rd Ste 102 Melbourne, FL 32940
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

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1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (9/30/2021)View details
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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tobacco Withdrawal
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin K Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(321) 255-4003

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

1.6

Based on 13 ratings

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This sorry excuse for a physician was assigned to me when I went to Holmes with a septic knee. His diagnosis after surgery was to restrict all activity for three weeks despite repeated request for movement. I'm now three months out and I still can't bend my knee. My primary orthopedic now wants to manipulate the knee! While in the hospital and rehab, he would daily briefly appear with a quick "How are you". Never really expecting or waiting for an answer, he would move on. When I received my Medicare summary, there he was for$183 every day for visits His demeanor is abrupt and dismissive. If you have questions, it's because YOU weren't listening. Please do yourself or loved one a favor and avoid this man!
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Terry Betten – Jan 14, 2022
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He caused irreparable anxiety by telling me my back problem would cut my spine. I have a history of bipolar anxiety and this made it much worse.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Richard Jernigan in Melbourne , FL – Oct 18, 2018
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Dr. Patel did not listen well to what I was telling him, at times jumping to incorrect conclusions. He was frustrated when I couldn't tell him the Latin name of the small, non-cancerous polyp that was removed from my colon 3 yrs ago. When I told him the local gastroenterologist's name who operated on me he said he hadn't heard of him; he suspected I got the name wrong. He made fun of the trusted family doctor I had been going to for many years.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Oct 15, 2018
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Had the unfortunate experience of 4 hospital ICU stays in 2017. Had the even greater unfortunate luck of having this "poor excuse" of a doctor? as my hospital floor internist--all 4 times! SCARIEST DR. EVER!! *Refused to "listen" on *any level, acts like he knows everything, *a very condescending, *rude, *arrogant, *antagonist! Referred to "my" right lung as *left lung!..?? Also *condescendingly used "semantics" as differentiating an IV catheter vs. IV cannula. Do *NOT like this DR?--AT ALL!
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Breathless Two in Melbourne – Sep 07, 2018
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Don't let the MD after his name fool you. He is a vapid, helpless, incompetent person. His passive nature leads to the failure of completion in care for his patients as I am witnessing currently. I have a relative that just sat in the hospital for awhile and is in worse condition than he was before he started in Patel's care. Alive, but deteriorating and now he will be transferred somewhere that will achieve what Patel could not. That man has a weak soul. I urge you to use any other doctor.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Apr 07, 2018
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He's a total idiot. I was in Palm Bay hospital on 3/8/2017 after striking my head. I wondered why my jaw and back teeth hurt so bad. He said it was a bad tooth. I explained I just had my teeth cleaned / checked a week earlier that it must be something else. He argued intensely, told my wife that she knows NOTHING and I need a dentist. After release, I went to my dentist and we discovered that there was trauma to the TMJ joints. Treated it with a brace and medications.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Paul in Palm Bay, FL – Nov 23, 2017
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I couldn't ask for a better doctor, he's very kind and considerat and helps me with all my needs
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James in Melbourne, FL – Nov 16, 2016
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Chose him as my new PCP last year and will never go back to him. Picked him because he was close to me and was able to get an appointment on the same day. My partner and I went for our yearly physicals. We are clean, respectful, discreet and non drug users but he treated us like diseased drug addicts. It was obvious he was uncomfortable and wanted us out of there as soon as possible. He was dismissive and unfriendly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Melbourne, FL – May 06, 2016
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Every time i get admitted to the hospital due to sickle cell anemia Dr.Patel is very rude he puts his patients needs last , he doesn't show any compassion towards patients. He's always in rush so he never go over discharge instructions with patients, i would highly recommend patients with serious health issues to avoid Dr.Patel if u want the proper care
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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palm bay – Dec 18, 2015
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Biography

Dr. Pratik Patel, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Melbourne, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Education

Jamaica Hosp Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
Smt Nathiba Hargoundas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati

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What conditions does Dr. Pratik Patel, MD treat?

Dr. Patel frequently treats the following conditions: Malnutrition, Hypotension (Excluding Maternal), and Hypotension. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Pratik Patel, MD's office address?

Dr. Patel's office is located at 8041 Spyglass Hill Rd Ste 102, Melbourne, FL 32940. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Pratik Patel, MD fluent in?

Dr. Patel is able to speak Gujarati and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Pratik Patel, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Patel provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Pratik Patel, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Pratik Patel, MD is affiliated with Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm Bay Hospital.

Does Dr. Pratik Patel, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 1.6/5 for Dr. Pratik Patel, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the appointment wasn't rushed. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Melbourne Associates Of Brevard

Melbourne Associates Of Brevard8041 Spyglass Hill Rd Ste 102 Melbourne, FL 32940
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Medical Associates of Brevard LLC Im Viera8045 Spyglass Hill Rd Ste 104 Melbourne, FL 32940
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    • Mon: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Tue: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Wed: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Thu: 8:15am - 4:45pm
    • Fri: 8:15am - 4:45pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Patel is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Holmes Regional Medical Center

Melbourne, FL

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Palm Bay Hospital

Palm Bay, FL

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)