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Dr. Tarak Patel, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Patel

Dr. Tarak Patel, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pediatric pulmonology, pulmonary disease, and more.


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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Blue Choice
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Cigna HMO
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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 Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Insufficiency
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Pulmonary Insufficiency more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Asthma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Asthma more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Empyema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tarak Patel, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pediatric pulmonology, pulmonary disease, and more.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Baylor College Med/Tex Chldns Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Hermann Chldns Hospital
Residency Hospital
1997
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.0

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I love Dr. Patel! He actually cares about your child and takes time to answer questions. My family has seen him for years. He's an excellent doctor!
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We love Dr Patel. Without him, we would still be going to the ER and hospital many times a year. He has saved our son's life!! I recommend him to all of my friends and family.
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Great with my daughter and son. He is very caring and spends a lot of time with us. My children's asthma is controlled now. He has kept us out of the ER and hospital. Thank You Dr Patel. I have sent my friends and family to him. Also he is a sleep doctor and gave me some great tips on sleep...Read More
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I was very please with Dr. Patel but his office staff leaves much to be desired. It took me 4 months to get an appt after a mistake made by the front desk lady, they made no attempt to correct their mistake. We waited 30 mins in the waiting room with only 1 other patient and another 30 mins in the...Read More
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