Dr. Rupal Patel, MD

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 47

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(713) 930-2143

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare West and HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center. 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

The Kidney Health Center

The Kidney Health Center7015 Almeda Rd Ste 3 Houston, TX 77054
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Patel is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center Houston, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr Patel has been my doctor for over ten years and has been an excellent provider. He is caring and a good listener. He also works with great partners who are also well educated and kind as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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

Treatment Frequency
End-Stage Renal Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Living Kidney Donor Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Kidney Transplant Evaluation
normal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Kidney Transplant Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vessel Imaging
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(713) 930-2143

Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Managed Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
Kaiser Permanente
MHealth Insured
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
WellCare
WellCare POS
WellCare PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare West and HCA Houston...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Baylor College Med Affil Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1999
Baylor Col of Med
Internship Hospital
1994
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Rupal Patel, MD?

Call (713) 930-2143 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Rupal Patel, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Patel has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Rupal Patel, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Patel's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Rupal Patel, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Rupal Patel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Patel frequently treats End-Stage Renal Disease, Living Kidney Donor Evaluation, and Kidney Transplant Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Patel treats.

Where is Dr. Rupal Patel, MD's office located?

Dr. Patel's office is located at 7015 Almeda Rd Ste 3, Houston, TX 77054. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Rupal Patel, MD speak?

Dr. Patel speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Patel is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

HCA Houston Healthcare West

Houston, TX

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

6 Awards Received

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Houston, TX

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

The Woman's Hospital of Texas

Houston, TX

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

CHI St. Luke's Health–Sugar Land Hospital

Sugar Land, TX

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Sugar Land, TX

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Saint Joseph Medical Center

Houston, TX

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Houston, TX

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)