Dr. Vijay Patel, MD

Dr. Vijay Patel, MD

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Dr. Vijay Patel, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in St Petersburg, FL. He has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Saint Anthony's Hospital, Morton Plant Hospital and Bayfront Medical Center.

4805 49th St N

St Petersburg, FL 33709

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
high
more than 86% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "The Bay Area Heart Center will strive to provide the highest level and quality of cardiac care available. This requires two commitments. The first commitment is treat the patient as an individual, and the second is to strive for continuous improvement in the technical delivery of care in this increasingly complex field. Bay Area Heart Center is a team whose goal is the preservation of good health."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Invasive Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Claudication
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dizziness
  • Edema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Leg Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myopathy
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Angiography
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Patel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Patel accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
    Blue Select
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Saint Anthony's Hospital
1200 7th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
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