Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

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Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

Family Medicine | Male

10611 W Fairmont Pkwy, La Porte, TX 77571 Get Directions

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Dr. Patel specializes in Family Medicine and practices in La Porte, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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3.8 based on 17 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Patel
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (16)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (16)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (16)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Patel's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (15)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (15)
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in LaPorte, TX |
I had back surgery and after I got back home I had a bad urinary infection. When I called my "back surgeon", his office denied any responsibility and did not help me at all. I called Dr. Patel and told him the problems and he immediately prescribed a medicine that helped the pain pretty quick and then cured the problem in a few days. Dr. Patel has always listened to me when I have questions and never acts like he is too busy to listen.
Cypress, TX |
Never call back with the lab results
La Porte, TX |
I called to schedule a new patient appointment. I was told they needed my medical information and insurance information which I provided and was told they would check with the doctor and call me back the same day or the following day. I never received a call.
in La Porte, TX |
Dr. Patel keeps up with his patients. He actually took the time to answer my questions and did not make me feel rushed. He keeps up with my medication better than I do. The office called to reschedule my appointment because I hadn't called and I needed to see him for a refill on my medications. He had the nurse call me in a prescription to lasts until my appointment and I did not even ask him to do that. The office staff was kind and helpful also. The doctor is also very easy to understand.
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

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Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    San Jacinto Methodist Hospital

    Completed in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Patel

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Dr. Patel's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Patel

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients