Dr. Rikesh Patel, MD

Dr. Rikesh Patel, MD

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Dr. Rikesh Patel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Baylor College Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

3801 W 15th St Ste 320

Plano, TX 75075

Contact Information

(972) 985-8838

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 98% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "After growing up in Midland, Texas, Dr. Rikesh Patel is excited to return to his home state to provide advanced, comprehensive cardiovascular patient care. He graduated with Honors from Washington University in St. Louis, and went on to receive his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Patel completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, where he received the distinction of Outstanding Critical Care Resident. He specialized in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and subsequently completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, one of the nation's best and busiest cardiac catheterization laboratories. During his training, Dr. Patel presented at national conferences and actively participated in clinical research. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Vascular Interpretation. Additional interests include cardiac CT imaging, and complex coronary, peripheral vascular, and structural interventions. Dr. Patel seeks to provide individualized, thoughtful, and evidence-based care. The son of a respected interventional cardiologist, he is committed to continuing his father's legacy of providing outstanding and compassionate care to his patients. He is currently the Medical Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab at The Medical Center of Plano."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "My goal is to provide patients with state of the art, individualized, and compassionate care based on current evidence and guidelines in cardiovascular medicine."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

4  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*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Anomalies
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Chronic Total Occlusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
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56  Procedures

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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.

Education

  • Washington University In St. Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • The Mount Sinai Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I cannot begin to express my satisfaction with the staff. From the front desk, to the nurses, and Dr. Patel. Each and every one of them was courteous, professional, and made my visit as comfortable as they possibly could. Dr.Patel has great bedside manner, and look forward to seeing him for my...more
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HE FIX MY LEG & THE NEXT DAY I WAS WALKING A ROUND WITHOUT ANY PAIN IN IT AT ALL. SOMETHING I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO DO FOR TWO YEARS ,( WHY BECAUSE I WAS AFRAID OF DOCTORS ) HE IS THE BEST
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I recommend Dr. Patel as one of the most outstanding physicians I have ever encountered in my 72 years. He is extremely intelligent and compassionate and speaks to his patients in a caring way which is easy to understand as a layman. He encourages you to ask questions so that there is a clear...more
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Dr. Patel is very professional and has excellent bedside manners. He makes you feel that you are important and wants to treat and help you. I am very fortunate to have been blessed with him as my cardiologist, I feel he has saved my life and he truly cares about his patients.
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