Dr. Yatish Patel, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 65
  
Dr. Patel
Telehealth services available

Internists Associated

105 Chestnut St Ste 26 Needham, MA 02492

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(781) 444-9080

Dr. Yatish Patel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Needham, MA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Med Coll, Baroda U medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Newton - Wellesley Hospital. He is not accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Patel to book an appointment.


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(781) 444-9080

Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Asthma more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Sleep Disorders more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Sleep Apnea more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Patel performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Bronchiolitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Bronchiolitis more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Asthma more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Shortness of Breath more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Pneumonia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Pneumonia more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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4.2

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Dr. Patel did not graduate from an American Medical School and it shows
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This Doctor has no business dealing with patients. He is not interested in human health. He is interested in filling the waiting room and cashing the checks. If you value your health do not trust this man.
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Dr Patel is an awesome pulmonary dr. I was very lucky to get him when I was admitted in the hospital.
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Nancy in Clinton, MA – Jun 22, 2018
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I have been seeing Dr. Patel for over 15 years. He is trustworthy, kind, and is a valuable resource. I'm glad I found. He calls you personally with the results of any tests.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Yatish Patel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Needham, MA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Patel has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specia...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Newton Wellesley Hosp
Residency Hospital
1990
St Elizabeth Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Med Coll, Baroda U
Medical School

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Patel offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

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  • Does Dr. Patel have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Patel offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Patel offer evening visits?

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Internists Associated

Internists Associated PC105 Chestnut St Ste 26 Needham, MA 02492
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Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)