Dr. Rakesh Patel, DO

Dr. Rakesh Patel, DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rakesh Patel, DO is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Endocrine & Psychiatry Clinic

9539 Huffmeister Rd Ste 200

Houston, TX 77095
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
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.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

1  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

59  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
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  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My husband and I have been going to Dr. Patel for several years now. I would highly recommend Dr. Patel to anyone needing a friendly caring doctor. After seeing the nurse to update your file with meds etc. you are then taken directly to his office to discuss your bloodwork. He is very...more
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They wanted a $50 deposit just to make an appointment!
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I always saw an assistant and never Dr. Patel. They gave my name and contact information to a medicine sales rep without my permission. I would see personal papers I gave them as well as other patients information laying haphazardly around the office for other patients to see. Very unprofessional...more
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I went to there office twice already but never met Dr Patel only the Nurse Practitioner. I am a new patient and I was not reviewed by the Doctor, I felt strange and when I asked why is that the Dr is not meeting the patient the nurse mentioned that he will meet next time. When I went back again I...more
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