Dr. Vijay Patel, MD

Dr. Vijay Patel, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Vijay Patel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Government Medical College Baroda in 1974 and specializes in general surgery.

2315 E 93rd St Ste 340

Chicago, IL 60617

Contact Information

(773) 721-0322

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 92% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
more than 84% of peers
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "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 !!!!"

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

61  Conditions Treated


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42  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Majaraja Sayajirao U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Government Medical College Baroda
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Sir Sayajirao Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Maimonides Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Medical Coll Baroda MS University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ny Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • fellow of International college of surgeons
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Vijay is one of the worst medical practitioners I have ever come into contact with. He and his staff are extremely unprofessional and unprepared, it makes you wonder how they were ever even given a license. Although we were promised the ability to contact him with questions following...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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