Dr. Sapna Patel, MD

Dr. Sapna Patel, MD

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Telehealth services available

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(269) 262-5164

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Dr. Sapna Patel, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Saint Joseph, MI and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Renal Neoplasms & Resection and Pancreatic Neoplasms than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Spartan Health Sciences University medical school in 1997. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital and Lakeland Hospital Watervliet. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.

Locations

Lakeland Cancer Specialists

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(269) 262-5164
Marie Yaeger Cancer Center3900 Hollywood Rd Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Patel is affiliated with Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center Saint Joseph, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.5

Based on 13 ratings

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Very rushed and never personable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Burns – Oct 23, 2020
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My experience with Dr. Patel and her staff was more that anyone could expect. Dr. Patel is very kind, caring and above all she is a wonderful physician. She is a gift to our community. I appreciate everyone that works at Lakeland Cancer Specialists, they are great at what they do. Thank you for your help and compassion.
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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Randy in Benton Harbor, MI – Feb 16, 2017
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I am a family member (daughter) of patient who had stage 4 rectal CA. She is an angel sent by God very informative and caring and COMPASSIONATE. My father never been sick a day in his life until this and the transitions that had to be made by him with the chemotherapy and radiation and eventually colostomy. Felt that she cared so much about my dad and being an LPN saw it all physician wise this was so awesome to see in her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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
What could be improved
No results
10 people found this helpful
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Annette Chancellor in St Joseph, MI – Mar 10, 2016
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Patel

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Patel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Patel treats other conditions, please contact the office at (269) 428-4411.

Renal Neoplasms & Resection

Renal oncology focuses on the management and treatment of kidney cancer through surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation, and chemotherapy.Compare with other Renal Neoplasms & Resection specialists.

Dr. Patel is experienced in the area of Renal Neoplasms & Resection. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Kidney Cancer
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Pancreatic Neoplasms

Pancreatic oncology focuses on the management and treatment of pancreatic cancer through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Pancreatic Neoplasms specialists.

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Pancreatic Cancer
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High
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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biological Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Screenings
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Cancer is a difficult diagnosis to endure both mentally and physically. It?s crucial that we involve the patient and their family by explaining what the...Read more

Biography

Sapna R. Patel, MD, Hematology/Oncology, received her Medical Degree from the Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine in Vieux Fort, St....Read more

Specialties

  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

2002
William Beaumont Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2000
William Beaumont Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1998
El Paso
Internship Hospital
1997
Spartan Health Sciences University
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (269) 262-5164, and for other questions, call (269) 428-4411.

Does Dr. Sapna Patel, MD offer telehealth services?

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

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

Dr. Patel frequently treats Renal Neoplasms & Resection and Pancreatic Neoplasms. See all practice areas where Dr. Patel specializes.

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

Dr. Patel's office is located at 3900 Hollywood Rd, Saint Joseph, MI 49085. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital

Niles, MI

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Lakeland Hospital Watervliet

Watervliet, MI

91% Patient Experience Rating, 22% higher than the national average

Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center

Saint Joseph, MI

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

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)