Dr. Yogesh Patel, MD

Dr. Yogesh Patel, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yogesh Patel, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Carlsbad, CA. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

6221 Metropolitan St Ste 201

Carlsbad, CA 92009

Contact Information

(760) 753-7127

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 99% of peers
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of our patients. When our patients first come to us they are unable to enjoy daily activities with their families and loved ones. Whether they are trying to enjoy a nice evening stroll or a round of golf, their pain often takes the joy out of their lives. We tailor each patient?s care uniquely to their needs to help them manage their pain, so they can get back to living normal lives. We provide clinically proven solutions to fill your life with Less"


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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain


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  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Ucla-Harbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Ucsd Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ucsd Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • William Homan Award, 1995
  • Golden Humanism Award, 2004
  • UCLA Dean/Provost Honors, 1995-1999
  • UCLA Summa Cum Laude, 1999
  • Phi Sigma Biological Honors, 1997-1999
  • Valedictorian Award, 1995
  • UCLA Biology Honors Award, 1995-1999
  • Golden Key Honors, 1997-1999
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
based on 52 total reviews (12 with comments)
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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
Vista, CA |
Dr. Patel and his medical staff are outstanding. The clerical staff is hit and miss. The process of leaving a message and waiting for a call back to schedule an appointments is broken. Good luck on ever receiving a call within a week. .
Dr. Patel is a wonderful doctor!!! He is very knowledgeable iin the type of pa I n treatment I need. Right away he listened to me and told me He is saving me from having chronic migraines every day because of his pain management Last year i acquired a condition called vestisbular migraines. I went from indecently walking to using a walker. He sent me to a wonderful physical therapy facility and I now use a cane with ease.. He have a delightful, humorous personality while doing a grear job.
in Fallbrook, CA |
I have yet to get an appointment with Dr. Patel. I've tried to get an appointment with his office for over three weeks now and still have yet to get a call back from his office.
Save me from yrs. of confusing spinal PAIN issues, got my life back again.
in San Marcos, CA |
Dr. Yogi, knows all about relieving pain! He is a expert at dealing with CRPS! He takes time to listen and work with me, I never feel like I am being rushed! Check out his Pain Management Tools on Coastal Pain's website.
in Oceanside, CA 92057 |
Through the months of working with Dr. Patel and his staff, I feel as if I can contribute to a fairly good quality of life. I still have my moments of terrible pain, but I do see in time there may be an easing off of my pain. I am so glad my doctor recommended that I go see him for treatment. He is the best doctor I have ever gone to for my pain management.
Carlsbad, CA |
Dr. Patel is a professional, caring doctor who takes the time to listen and create a plan that works for me. It truly is refreshing to find a doctor that actually takes the time to listen and provide a multi-step strategy to reduce my pain. Thank you Dr Patel!
in Carlsbad, CA |
Dr Patel has an excellent bedside manner. He really listens to me and genuinely seems to care. I have had epidurals in the past by other physicians with not much success, but to my surprise Dr Patel's injections took the pain out of both my back & neck! He is professional yet funny too. I recommend him highly!
in San Diego, CA |
I had a pain caused by a disk in my neck and asked to expedite the treatment. In two days I got appointment for epidural injection. The process went completely without pain and I was fully relaxed. The attitude of Dr Patal was amazing, friendly, caring and without any formal barriers. Overnight all the pain that I was suffering from in the last month completely gone. Coastal Pain staff was great, very helpful and without the formalities of Scripps, everyone help you outside their role
in Carlsbad, CA |
Dr. Patel has made my life worth living again after many years of debilitating pain. He is kind, courteous and interested in his patients. His staff is also excellent and I would recommend him to family and friends.
in Oceanside, CA |
Dr Patel is the only Dr. that has been able to help me with my back pain. I've had the pain for 30 years and it was only getting worse. He is the top of the list of any Doctor that I've ever seen. The Doctor that you would send someone to that you really loved and wanted them to have the best treatment.
in Oceanside |
I went to dr patel after my neck surgery. I was have back leg pain. Numbness in both legs and feet. I was not ready fir another surgery. I just needed relief till I was up for other surgery. It took few months. But the epidurals helped, and got on the right pain meds.'they did a genetic test by swabbing my mouth. That told him what pain meds work and the ones that don't. Many years taking pain meds that's didn't work and all the dr thought I was crazy. Now 3 pain scale. Work 40 HR week.
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Dr. Patel accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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