Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Smithtown, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University in 1990 and specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

48 Route 25A Ste 103

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Bluegrass Family Health
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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 85% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "As a cardiologist I treat and care for all of my patients as if they were my own family."

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • G.L.S. Higher Secondary School-Pre-Medical
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Stony Brook University Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Stony Brook University Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My primary care physician requested that I make an appointment with Dr, Patel after she noted a variation in my EKG from last year's result. I immediiately saw him at St. Catherine's, examined me and took another EKG and sonogram.. He took the time to explain all the results and answered all my...more
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Saw dr Patel yesterday in an emergency situation...he saved my husbands life....literally...He has been honest and REAL with us both. Haven't felt like just another routine patient once!! Thank you
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went to the doctor for routine exam and was told I need to have a closer look at EKG findings and they scheduled me for the next day cauterization. Dr Patel preformed the surgery and found I needed 3 stents...excellent conclusion to a tense situation
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