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About Dr. Amit D Parulekar

Dr. Amit D Parulekar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 14 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Dr. Parulekar has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Amit D Parulekar is Excellent. Dr. Amit D Parulekar has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Amit D Parulekar is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

BAYLOR CLINIC

6620 Main St
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 798-1000

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Specialties

Dr. Amit D Parulekar has the following 3 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Amit D Parulekar has the following 7 expertise

  • Chest Infection
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Pneumonia

Board Certifications

Dr. Amit D Parulekar is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    14 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Amit D Parulekar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

BAYLOR CLINIC, 6620 Main St, Houston, TX
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