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Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum), Surgical Specialist
16 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nikhil Patel is Excellent. Dr. Patel has been reviewed by 49 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Patel graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Colon & Rectal Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Patel has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Vincent Carmel Hospital 
  • St Vincent Hospital & Health Services 


  • Gujarati
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Nikhil Mulji Patel MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Nikhil M. Patel practice?
Dr. Nikhil Patel has 1 office location.
Dr. Nikhil Patel practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Indianapolis, IN.
See Indianapolis Colorectal Surgeons and Indianapolis Surgeons.