Dr. Rajendra Patel, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 45
  
Dr. Patel
Telehealth services available

Primary Care Center Vasculr Dis

901 S Main St Ste 102 Fall River, MA 02724

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(508) 673-4329

Dr. Rajendra Patel, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Fall River, MA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disorders, and Peripheral Vascular Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Charlton Memorial Hospital and Morton Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.


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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 98% of their peers

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

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 50% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Atherosclerosis of Aorta
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Atherosclerosis of Aorta more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Varicose Vein Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 31% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 31% of their peers

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.Compare with other Vascular Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 55% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Vascular Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 55% of their peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 38% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 38% of their peers

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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Dr. Patel's Reviews

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      I would highly recommend Dr. R Patel , he has operated on me twice for Bilateral Carotid Stenosis. Surgery is always a life critical decision. I am very thankful to this man.
      What went well
      • Appointment wasn't rushed
      • Listened & answered questions
      • Explained conditions well
      • Trusted the provider's decisions
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      • Long wait times
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      Joseph Faella Jr. in Johnston, RI – Jun 24, 2018
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      To deal with the incompetence of the “staff” first ! To have surgery canceled (fri) due to lack of communication!!! The other Dr called who was very nice and apologized. To be scheduled for a consult today and half way there to get a call this doctor doesn’t do my type of PORT “ Tanya “ who read my papers today ??? Why wasn’t this done last week and the other doctor have this same issue ?? my PORT not working with STAT orders and I’m brushed off! Disgusting!!!!!
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      • Difficult to schedule appointment
      • 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
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      About Me

      Biography

      Dr. Rajendra Patel, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Fall River, MA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disorders, and Peripheral Vascul...Read more

      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Education

      2009
      Massachusetts General Hospital
      Fellowship Hospital
      2007
      UPMC - Presbyterian
      Residency Hospital
      2000
      Temple University School of Medicine
      Medical School

      Awards

      Frequently Asked Questions

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      Locations

      Primary Care Center Vasculr Dis

      Primacare Center for Vascular Diseases901 S Main St Ste 102 Fall River, MA 02724
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      Vascular and Transplant Specialists

      D R Sutherland Dod S Maddock MD901 S Main St Fall River, MA 02724
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      Affiliated Hospitals

      Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Patel treats patients.

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      Charlton Memorial Hospital

      Fall River, MA

      67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

      • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

      Morton Hospital

      Taunton, MA

      56% Patient experience rating, 13% lower than the national average

      • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

      Roger Williams Medical Center

      Providence, RI

      71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

      Saint Anne's Hospital

      Fall River, MA

      81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

      • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
      • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)