Dr. Rupal Patel, MD

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rupal Patel, MD is a nephrology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in nephrology, nephrology & hypertension, and more.

The Kidney Health Center

7015 Almeda Rd Ste 3

Houston, TX 77054
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Kaiser Permanente

Learn about Dr. Patel

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Top Care Areas

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

End-Stage Renal Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 93% 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.

4  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
  • Transplant Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

29  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Vessel Imaging

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.


  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Baylor Col of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor College Med Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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