Dr. Vivek Patel, MD

Dr. Vivek Patel, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Vivek Patel, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Sri Ramachandra Med Coll in 2001 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

1000 E 5th St Ste 400

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 595-6680

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • 18 More

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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Heart Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cancer
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Vivek Patel, MD, is a firm believer in treating patients with dignity. "Our primary responsibilities are to protect the patient, be their advocate, be their partner in helping them cope with health issues and provide care that will promote the qua...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2009
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2005
    University Of Pennsylvania Health System
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2002
    Pennsylvania Hospital, University Of Pennsylvania, Pa
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Sri Ramachandra Med Coll
    Medical School
    2001

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5.0

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Patel's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Patel is very nice and explains everything so you understand. He takes time to answer your questions. He did a wonderful job on my heart. His nurse and staff are all nice and polite. They answer your calls as soon as they can. No waiting time most times.
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Dr. Patel took the time to address my concerns about my heart surgery. He helped me feel more comfortable about the procedure and my recovery. Very attentive! Great staff!
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Excellent Surgeon-Very patient friendly-caring attitude-explains options and recommended procedure
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I would recommend Dr.Patel to all heart patients,planning on open heart procedures,he and his staff have my highest praise in this area!
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Locations

UT Health East Texas Physicians

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Teacher Retirement System
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
State Employees Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Cigna-HealthSpring HMO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Choice Plus PPO
Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
Commercial Insurance Company
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthFirst
HealthSmart
Humana
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare PPO
Tricare
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicaid HMO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
PHCS PPO
RockPort Health Care
CCO/Rockport
Superior HealthPlan
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) HMO
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care
Children's Medicaid
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) RSA
CHIP Perinatal Care
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Health
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Medicaid
STAR (State of Texas Access Reform) Plus Medicaid
STAR Health (Foster Care) - Medicaid
State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) - Medicaid
State of Texas Access Reform (STAR)+PLUS - Medicaid
Texas Children's Health Plan
Tricare
Standard
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid HMO
USA Managed Care Organization

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