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- Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vijay Patel, Pulmonologist, Thoracic Surgeon, Anesthesiologist is Excellent.
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Specialties & Research
Dr. Vijay Patel, FCCP, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, and Internal Medicine - Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
- He has special expertise in 6 areas:
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Sleep Disorders
Education & Awards
Dr. Patel graduated from Southern Illinois University, Springfield. He has 1 awards.
Dr. Patel has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Piedmont Fayette Hospital
- Piedmont Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Patel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 3 plans
- United Healthcare - 2 plans
- Medical Mutual of Ohio - 8 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Evercare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - 2 plans
- Anthem - 2 plans