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Specialties & Research
Dr. Uptal Patel, MD is board certified in Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology.
He has special expertise in 3 Areas, including High Blood Pressure Hypertension, Kidney Disease, and Kidney Failure Chronic.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Patel graduated from University of California at San Francisco.More Education & Awards
Dr. Patel has 3 hospital affiliations:
- Duke University Hospital
- Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Durham VA Medical
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Patel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Humana - 2 plans
- Cigna - 5 plans
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