Dr. Ronak Patel, DO

Dr. Ronak Patel, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ronak Patel, DO is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Ata Ahmad MD PA

11740 FM 1960 Rd W

Houston, TX 77065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 62% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 26% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

5  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • 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, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center / Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

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
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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 (7)

Dr. Patel was the bright spot in a terrible experience Methodist Hospital The Woodlands. He was kind, friendly, and compassionate with my daughter when she needed an immediate appendectomy. He came out and spoke to us after and left me me feeling calm. He explained everything and took time with...more
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Dr. Patel shows compassion when every time he sees a patient. I would recommend him to family and friends for general surgery or bariatrics. I think Dr. Patel is personal and gives good information for post operative care. He takes his time to contact the nursing staff and OR staff when necessary....more
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My mother was admitted to the hospital through the emergency room. She had a variety of doctors and Doctor Patel was the only one that kept me sane and calm. He performed emergency surgery for my mother on a Sunday and saved her life. I can not say enough good things about this man.
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He consulted on a mass found during hysterectomy & I was told to follow up with him.Jumped through hoops getting the authorization letter from my insurance, set up appt, went OVER my ins info with his staff. When I arrived they refused to see me saying they didn't take my ins. I asked them to call...more
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One of the worst doctors I have ever met. He kept saying there was nothing there but there was a huge abcess. He would not even address the patient or look at the area. One of his associates with him stopped by one day and never even walked all the way in the room and told the nurse to take a...more
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