Dr. Shailesh Patel, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 62

Dr. Patel
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

CapitalCare Pulmonary Medicine, Community Care Physicians, P.C.

2125 River Rd Ste 203 Niskayuna, NY 12309

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(518) 831-8530

Dr. Shailesh Patel, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Niskayuna, NY. He is affiliated with Albany Medical Center Hospital. 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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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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 conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thymomas
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.0

Based on 23 ratings

5 Stars
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (18)
  • Office environment (18)
  • Staff friendliness (18)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (5)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (5)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (5)
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Dr. Patel was thorough and quick to diagnose my rare condition and develop a treatment plan. I never feel rushed when meeting with him. He takes the time to listen to and answer all my questions. Appreciate that he personally phones you with test results.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr Patel has changed my life with his progressive and relentless effort to control my Asthma. Finally, after 33 years, at 60, I feel healthy and exceptionally well cared for. Thank you Dr. Patel. A special shout out to Lisa. She too, worked very hard on my behalf. They are the BEST!!!!
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Maria Dunning – May 13, 2020
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As a long-time patient, I have complete confidence in his judgement. He has been punctual, attentive and explains what is happening in a way that you can understand. Dr. Patel is professional and communicates well.
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They charge you more than 300 $ for 15 to 20 min consultation
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shailesh Patel has practiced in Schenectady since 1990. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has a subspecialty board certification...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Albany Medical College
Fellowship Hospital
New York Methodist Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
New York Methodist Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Shailesh 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. Shailesh Patel, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Shailesh Patel, MD accept my insurance?

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

Dr. Patel frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Sleep Study, and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Patel treats.

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

Dr. Patel's office is located at 2125 River Rd Ste 203, Niskayuna, NY 12309. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

CapitalCare Pulmonary Medicine, Community Care Physicians, P.C.

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Tech Valley Sleep Center, Community Care Physicians, P.C.

Tech Valley Sleep Center, Community Care Physicians, P.C.2125 River Rd Ste 203 Niskayuna, NY 12309
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Albany Medical Center Hospital

Albany, NY

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

8 Awards Received