Dr. Rupesh Parikh, MD

Dr. Rupesh Parikh, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o
(59)

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Dr. Rupesh Parikh, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Henderson, NV and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

10001 S Eastern Ave Ste 108

Henderson, NV 89052
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Sierra Choice

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Top Care Areas

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

Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Parikh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parikh "EXPERIENCE Dr. Rupesh Parikh's philosophy of taking care of the patient first and the disease second, has led him to become highly regarded and respected within the local community and throughout the country. He is the recipient of numerous notable awards including the Patients' Choice Award 2008-2011, Most Compassionate Doctor Award 2010-2015 and was named America's Top Oncologist by the Consumer Research Council of America. Since joining CCCN in 2005, Dr. Parikh has been proactive in the fight against cancer having served as Principal Investigator for a number of clinical trials. With access to over 150 clinical trials, Dr. Parikh treats patients who have traveled from out of state as well as many local patients. Besides being active in clinical research, Dr. Parikh also strives to give back to the medical community as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for Touro University, helping to teach the practitioners of tomorrow. He has authored several publications and currently serves as the Chairman of the Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee and Vice Chief of Staff at the St. Rose Hospitals in the Las Vegas/Henderson area. Prior to joining CCCN, Dr. Parikh was the lead researcher for enrolling patients onto clinical trials at Southern California Permanente Medical Group at Kaiser Fontana. He served on the Regional Cancer Committee and was the Chairman of the Local Cancer Committee as well. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Breast, Colon and Lung Cancer, GYN Oncology and Sarcoma. As an Oncologist he sees all tumors. Dr. Parikh also sees a variety of hematologic malignancies and Lymphomas. His extensive research in the Leukemia & Lymphoma field has been published in Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood, 4th edition. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Medical Oncology EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP: University of Oklahoma, Hematology/Oncology RESIDENCY: St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Internal Medicine – Chief Resident MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS American Society of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chairman of the Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee – St. Rose Hospitals, Clark County Medical Society, Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP), Credentialing Committee Member – St. Rose Hospitals, Nevada Cancer Research Foundation, Nevada Oncology Society, Nevada State Medical Association, UCLA Community Oncology Research Network, Translational Oncology Research International (TORI) and US Oncology Research Network PERSONAL Dr. Parikh is married with children. He is fluent in several languages and enjoys traveling. He also enjoys reading, teaching, sports, kite flying and spending time with his family."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parikh ""Treating the patient, not just the disease" Treating a patient?s spirit and dignity goes hand-in-hand with treating the illness. As physicians, we need to foster the patients? inner strength and courage to prevail the feelings of sadness and hopelessness. The drugs that are available to treat the disease are relatively standard across the country, but in treating the patient, we all have to break the mold of how we were taught and learn that the patient comes first. Integrative Medicine!"

6  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University of California at Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • American Univ Of The Caribbean
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • St Agnes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St Agnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Oklahoma
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parikh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parikh's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parikh to family and friends
59 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

  • 5
    (55)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Parikh'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 (25)

Dr. Rupesh Parikh has been my Hematologist for five (5) years. He is always interested in how I am doing. He investigates treatment options on an ongoing basis. Both of us discuss how I am doing in my day-to-day life. He is open to all questions whether it deals with hematology or my primary care...more
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I wish to retract a statement I made last week . I am the RN Heath Inspector who gave the dr. One star for the service my husband received. It was a miscommunication which was immediately corrected by th dr. Himself. I apologize if I gave anyone doubt that dr. Parikh is a respectable, knowledgeable...more
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I am a Registered Nurse and a state of Nevada Health Inspector. I have always had respect for this dr. I do not any longer. My husband has been seeing him for 10 years for blood work to monitor his Coumadin. My husband has lost over 130 lbs since December 2017. Our PCP referred him to dr. Parikh...more
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Hello, We are so sorry to hear that you had a negative experience. Please know that patient care and customer satisfaction are very important to us. We understand there was some miscommunication when trying to schedule an appointment. Dr. Parikh spoke to the patient and was able to get an urgent appointment with him today. Please know that Dr. Parikh will always see his patients to discuss the possibility of a new diagnosis or any other issues. Thank you,

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I was referred to Dr Parikh by my pulmonary doctor who went out of the way since my cancer is throat and had nothing to do with my pulmonary issues. After seeing Dr Parikh yesterday for my first consultation, my wife and I were extremely impressed with his compassion and his communication. While...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear about the positive experience you've had with Dr. Parikh. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at infocccn@usoncolgy.com. Thank you,

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I can't speak highly enough of Dr. Parikh! He basically saved my life from stage IV triple negative breast cancer. He was kind and compassionate while I was at first so fearful of chemo and all my treatments might involve. He listens; really listens. He will explain every step thoroughly and answer...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a 5-star rating. We are so pleased to hear about the positive experience you've had while under the care of Dr. Parikh. We strive to provide the best care possible to our patients, so your feedback is greatly appreciated. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at infocccn@usoncolgy.com. Thank you,

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