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Specialties & Research
Dr. Rikin Patel, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
- He has special expertise in 9 areas:
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Colon Cancer
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Pancreatic Diseases
- Viral Human Hepatitis
Education & Awards
Dr. Patel graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Dr. Patel has 2 hospital affiliations:
- Rush University Medical Center
- Baylor Medical Center At Irving
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Patel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Humana - 12 plans