Dr. Vijay Patel, MD

Dr. Vijay Patel, MD

General Surgery | Male | 65 years old

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Care Philosophy

I want my patients to ask questions, understand the surgery, feel comfortable and have confidence in me to take good care of them with excellent results. I give my patients realistic goals with highest level of satisfaction at a reasonable and affordable cost. Most satisfying thing to me is ,when a patient refers another patient to me !!! I do the best I have been taught , God heals you !!! I pray for my patients !!!!Read more

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The staff and the doctors in that facility if you want to call it are very unprofessional.
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Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

I want my patients to ask questions, understand the surgery, feel comfortable and have confidence in me to take good care of them with excellent results. I give my patients realistic goals with highest level of satisfaction at a reasonable and affordable cost. Most satisfying thing to me is ,when a patient refers another patient to me !!! I do the best I have been taught , God heals you !!! I pray for my patients !!!!

Dr. Patel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Lump
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Eye Cancer
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Heart Disease
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meningiomas
  • Myeloma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Uterine Diseases

Education

  • Medical School
    Government Medical College Baroda

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Sir Sayajirao Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Maimonides Hosp

    Completed in 1979

    Medical Coll Baroda Ms University

    Completed in 1978

    Ny Methodist Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    Majaraja Sayajirao U

    Graduated in 1970

  • Other Education
    Fellow Of International College Of Surgeons

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vagotomy
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Wound Repair

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