Dr. Ronak Patel, DO

Dr. Ronak Patel, DO

General Surgery •  Male • Age 38

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Ronak Patel, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball and HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.


Locations

Ata Ahmad MD PA

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(281) 970-8484
Ata Ahmad, M.d.,pa.11740 Fm 1960 Rd W Houston, TX 77065
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Dr. Ata Ahmad and Associates

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(281) 970-8484
Dr. Ata Ahmad and Associates13624 Michel Rd Ste 101 Tomball, TX 77375
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Dr. Ata Ahmad and Associates17189 Interstate 45 Professional S The Woodlands, TX 77385
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3.4

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  • Appointment was rushed (5)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (5)
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I love Dr. Patel. He is knowledgeable, he is kind, and he is a very good surgeon. He seems a little rushed sometimes, but he is just a fast paced guy. He does take the time to answer all your questions though.
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Jul 19, 2020
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Dr. Patel is most wonderful Doctor and trustful that you can go to for Bariatric Surgerys or any other general surgeries he is awesome and is very understanding with his patients likes to spend his time with patients and will explain his procedures to patients where their able to understand what their getting done. best doctor in town highly recommend him..
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Tomball, TX – Apr 22, 2019
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Dr. Patel was the bright spot in a terrible experience Methodist Hospital The Woodlands. He was kind, friendly, and compassionate with my daughter when she needed an immediate appendectomy. He came out and spoke to us after and left me me feeling calm. He explained everything and took time with us. I would highly recommend him! (Just not Methodist Hospital!)
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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KM in The Woodlands – Jun 01, 2018
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Dr. Patel shows compassion when every time he sees a patient. I would recommend him to family and friends for general surgery or bariatrics. I think Dr. Patel is personal and gives good information for post operative care. He takes his time to contact the nursing staff and OR staff when necessary. I highly recommend him for future surgeries.
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Houston, TX – Jun 17, 2017
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My mother was admitted to the hospital through the emergency room. She had a variety of doctors and Doctor Patel was the only one that kept me sane and calm. He performed emergency surgery for my mother on a Sunday and saved her life. I can not say enough good things about this man.
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Judy Helmbreck ( patient ) in Houston – Jun 10, 2017
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He consulted on a mass found during hysterectomy & I was told to follow up with him.Jumped through hoops getting the authorization letter from my insurance, set up appt, went OVER my ins info with his staff. When I arrived they refused to see me saying they didn't take my ins. I asked them to call & verify because I had authorization. Staff was annoyed and rude, left me waiting 45,then said ok w/o ever getting confirmation of my coverage.Waited 30min more but felt very uncomfortable so I left.
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Tomball, TX – Feb 20, 2017
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One of the worst doctors I have ever met. He kept saying there was nothing there but there was a huge abcess. He would not even address the patient or look at the area. One of his associates with him stopped by one day and never even walked all the way in the room and told the nurse to take a picture and send it to him. Said it may be a spider bite but there were no external marks nor did he bother to look. STAY AWAY FROM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Noreen Dickson in Plantersville, TX – Sep 14, 2016
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Dr Patel is a great doctor, but his staff is the worst I have ever seen, Berta at the front desk is very rude, I needed doctors note sent to my office, never sent. I called because my wound was infected she said we will call you in two days to tell you what to do. I gave them my fmla paperwork and my sshort term Disability paperwork, paid $35 dollars to havre it completed a week has passed and still no paperwork. I called and I get told tomorrow, then went there and they said tomorrow again.
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dwc in Houston, TX – Jul 07, 2016
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first visit, found Dr. and staff very pleasant, friendly and helpful. Easy to talk with Dr. and he took time to listen, explain and offered his medical opinion for all my concerns.
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glenda in Houston, TX – Feb 28, 2016
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Obesity more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Esophageal Surgery more than 19% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 19% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acid Reflux
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Disorders
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Obesity
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronak Patel, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball and HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Education

2014
University of South Florida / College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2013
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Residency Hospital
2009
University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Internship Hospital
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Spanish
  • English

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Affiliated Hospitals

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HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball

Tomball, TX

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress

Cypress, TX

Houston Northwest Medical Center

Houston, TX

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

CHI St. Luke's Health - The Vintage Hospital

Houston, TX

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center

Houston, TX
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital

Shenandoah, TX

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Houston, TX

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)