Dr. Sunil Patel, MD

Dr. Sunil Patel, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Dr. Sunil Patel, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. They graduated from New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ) in 2001 and specialize in gastroenterology.Read her story

401 Roxbury Rd

Rockford, IL 61107

Contact Information

(815) 397-7340

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • ECOH
  • HAP Insurance
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Coventry Health Care
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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 (815) 397-7340.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

Dr. Patel treats at a

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Pancreatitis
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High
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Very High
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Liver Disease

Liver disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the liver, such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis, through medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.Compare with other Liver Disease specialists.

Dr. Patel treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

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Liver Damage from Alcohol
Viral Hepatitis
Cirrhosis
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
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High
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Very High
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Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Patel treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Esophagitis
Dysphagia
Nausea
Reflux Esophagitis
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High
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Check Dr. Patel's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Patel is committed to providing high-quality, cost-conscious patient care through a spirit of teamwork, communication, and dedication to treating...Read more

Biography

Sunil S. Patel, M.D., is a board-certified gastroenterologist. Dr. Patel completed his medical school at New Jersey Medical School, a residency in internal...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2007
University Of Massachusetts Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard Medical School
Residency Hospital
2002
BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER
Internship Hospital
2001
New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Sunil Patel, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Patel specializes in Pancreatic Disease, Liver Disease, and Esophageal Disorders. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Sunil Patel, MD treat?

Dr. Patel frequently treats the following conditions: Liver Damage from Alcohol, Gastritis, and Abdominal Pain. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Sunil Patel, MD's office address?

Dr. Patel's office is located at 401 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL 61107. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Sunil Patel, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Sunil Patel, MD is affiliated with OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center and SwedishAmerican Hospital.

Is Dr. Sunil Patel, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Sunil Patel, MD holds board certifications in Gastroenterology.

How much experience does Dr. Sunil Patel, MD have?

Dr. Patel has over 21 years of healthcare experience.

Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.9

Based on 104 ratings

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i am very happy wuth him he listened to me he engaged with me in conversation and is very kind
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Eva T. – Jan 06, 2023
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informative he listens well and always explains my options and addresses my concerns
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
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Melinda B. – Dec 16, 2022
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Dr. Patel was very thorough. Made me feel comfortable. He took time to answer all my questions.
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
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Keith H. – Nov 16, 2022
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Not long waits and very friendly to talk to.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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C. L. – Oct 19, 2022
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Great, very positive.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael G. – Sep 13, 2022
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I was satisfied with all the staff and the care here at RGA
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
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Pamila G. – Jun 10, 2022
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my experience was pleasant and self explanatory. I felt the provider was open and honest to the best of his knowledge
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
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K. H. – Jun 07, 2022
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Dr Patel is great. He seems genuine and caring. Would recommend him.
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
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Erin M. – May 28, 2022
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My doctor has been excellent at proceeding with management of my situation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Constance G. – Apr 27, 2022
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good
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
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Steven C. – Apr 20, 2022
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Dr. Patel is very thorough and patient. His explanation of my situation is easy to comprehend. He listens and takes the time to answer questions and have discussions about my health.
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
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Rebecca E. – Apr 20, 2022
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Very pleasant
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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L G. – Apr 15, 2022
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He is very professional and thorough. One of the best doctors I have ever had.
What went well
  • 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
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Jeffrey R. – Apr 08, 2022
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Dr.Patel explained why I might have a liver issue and the tests we need to do to determine same.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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D. W. – Mar 17, 2022
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long wait..
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Shoko C. – Mar 04, 2022
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Dr Patel is truly a blessing. He takes his time to explain things to you and he listen to your problems. He goes above and beyond to make sure he gives you the right diagnosis and makes you feel better with whatever problem you might have. I'm so thankful that Dr Patel is my GI Dr. He's The Best and he definitely knows what he talking about. A man with a big compassionate heart who listen and cares about his patients. Healing and maintaining health. Thank you Dr Patel you are appreciate!!
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
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Evelyn M. – Feb 15, 2022
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very good
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
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Georgia K. – Jan 27, 2022
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easy
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
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Anonymous – Jan 27, 2022
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I am VERY impressed with the care that Dr. Patel. shows me on every visit, though the office staff could be a bit kinder, not so judgemental according to how a person acts,.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Erica B. – Nov 29, 2021
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kind patient explained everything
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Karen H. – Nov 02, 2021
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Locations

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd401 Roxbury Rd Rockford, IL 61107
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 5:30pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

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OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Rockford, IL

75% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

SwedishAmerican Hospital

Rockford, IL

70% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

1 Award Received