Dr. Rakesh Patel, DO

Dr. Rakesh Patel, DO

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Rakesh Patel, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Salisbury, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

611 Mocksville Ave

Salisbury, NC 28144

Contact Information

(704) 633-7220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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 New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Umass Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Umass Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Umass Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

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

1.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

In a hurry to get you out of office. Seemed reluctant to discuss changes in health because of a lack of knowledge or concern
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Went out of his way to get me the specialty medicine that I needed.
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