Dr. Vijaykumar Patel, MD

Dr. Vijaykumar Patel, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
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Dr. Vijaykumar Patel, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Lung Surgery more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Pulmonary Disease more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Calcification
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dissecting Aneurysm
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Biopsy
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radiofrequency Ablation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Respiratory System Cancer
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvuloplasty
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Compassionate and quality care

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2002
    Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2000
    Thoracic Surg
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1998
    University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1992
    University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1985
    University Of Houston / University Park
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • English

Awards

Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I was extremely satisfied with the level of care provided by Dr. Patel. His level of professionalism interacting with me as a patient and my family was excellent. He made sure he kept me and my entire family informed on everything concerning my operation and expectations concerning my recovery...Read More
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My Mother was very well taken care of at Dr Patel's office. All our concerns were answered in detail. Bless you Dr. Patel for all you do.
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I had lung surgery May 1st. Dr. Patel explained thoroughly his course of the surgery. I had recovery with no complications. The biopsy revealed "no cancer". Although the exact knowledge of the specimen was unknown at that time, he later discussed the possibilities at my follow up...Read More
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I had been in constant AFIB for over 2-1/2 years. I had 3 cardio versions and 2 ablations unsuccessfully.. Dr. Patel performed a maze procedure which had corrected my problem. I have been out of AFIB for 3 weeks now.
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One of the nicest DR.'s I have met. very attentive to patients needs and explaining every thing going to happen and whats going on afterwards.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care of Georgia
Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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