Dr. Rupal Patel, MD

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 46

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Patel has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. 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.


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The Kidney Health Center

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(713) 520-6875
The Kidney Health Center7015 Almeda Rd Ste 3 Houston, TX 77054
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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.
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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
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
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HAP Insurance
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Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
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Humana
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Humana Health Plan of Texas
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Kaiser Permanente
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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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Practice Areas

Nephrological Conditions

Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Renal Hyperparathyroidism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Renal Hyperparathyroidism more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

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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
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vessel Imaging
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Patel has more experience with Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare West and HCA Hous...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

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Affiliated Hospitals

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HCA Houston Healthcare West

Houston, TX

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Houston, TX

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

The Woman's Hospital of Texas

Houston, TX

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center

Houston, TX

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

CHI St. Luke's Health–Sugar Land Hospital

Sugar Land, TX

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Sugar Land, TX

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Saint Joseph Medical Center

Houston, TX

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