Dr. Shashi Patel, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 73
  
Dr. Patel
Accepting new patients

Pulmonary Associates Of Queens

87 Queens Blvd Elmhurst, NY 11373

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Dr. Shashi Patel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Elmhurst, NY and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Med Coll, Baroda U medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.


At a Glance

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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 (718) 406-9866.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Patel typically treats 99% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Pulmonary Function Test
Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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High Frequency
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Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Patel typically treats 96% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Patel typically treats 64% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Pulmonary Function Test
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchitis
Bronchiectasis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Patel's Reviews

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4.2

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Dr. Patel is knowledgeable and caring on how he's treated me as a patient. He asks and listens to what ails me and follows through with the prescriptions that he knows will be effective for me in my treatment.
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Very experienced doctor, a true professional who cares for all his patients.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shashi Patel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Elmhurst, NY and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1978
LI-Jewish Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1976
LI-Jewish Hosp
Residency Hospital
1972
LI-Jewish Hosp
Internship Hospital
1970
Med Coll, Baroda U
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

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Locations

Pulmonary Associates Of Queens

Pulmonary Associates Of Queens87 Queens Blvd Elmhurst, NY 11373
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Long Island Jewish Medical Center

New Hyde Park, NY

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
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