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About Dr. Dinesh N Patel
Dr. Dinesh N Patel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology. He speaks English.
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Dr. Dinesh N Patel has the following 1 specialty
- Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
Dr. Dinesh N Patel has the following 11 expertise
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Blood Cancer
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Dinesh N Patel - Posted on March 17th, 2010
46 Years Experience
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1972
Catholic Medical Center Of Brooklyn & Queens
Dr. Dinesh N Patel Accepts the Following Insurance
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
More about Dr. Dinesh N Patel
Everything about CTCA—from our standard of care (the Mother Standard®) to our whole-patient, multidisciplinary approach to fighting cancer—attracted Dr. Dinesh Patel to CTCA at Eastern Regional Medical Center. The seasoned, board-certified medical oncologist takes time to understand his patients’ unique needs and address any concerns they may have. He takes detailed notes on each patient’s medical history and performs thorough evaluations, which are critical to the treatment recommendations he makes. Dr. Patel enjoys the time he spends with his patients and their caregivers, whom he says not only comfort patients, but offer a valuable second set of ears to listen to detailed information at a time when the patient him or herself may be overwhelmed and nervous. He encourages family members/caregivers to be a part of their loved ones’ appointments. Family is a very important part of Dr. Patel’s own life. He takes great pride in all of the members of his family, including his wife of 36 years, their beautiful daughter and her husband, and his two wonderful granddaughters. Dr. Patel received his medical degree from Baroda Medical College in India. He completed his medical internship, residency and an OB/GYN internship at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens in New York, followed by a medical oncology fellowship at Indiana University. As a medical director for 20 years, Dr. Patel headed the Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care facility in Zanesville, Ohio. He was also a chairperson of the department of medicine at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Zanesville. Dr. Patel is a member of a number of medical associations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Cancer Society. He is a former president of the Muskingum County, Ohio chapter of the American Cancer Society. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling, gardening, and photography.
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