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Dr. Nirali A Patel Is this you?

About Dr. Nirali A Patel

Dr. Nirali A Patel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Modesto, CA. Her specialties include Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Doctors Medical Center and Memorial Hospital Los Banos. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nirali A Patel is Good. Dr. Nirali A Patel has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Nirali A Patel is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation

600 Coffee Rd
Modesto, CA 95355
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Specialties

Dr. Nirali A Patel has the following 2 specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Nirali A Patel has the following 15 expertise

  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes (Types I & II)
  • Gland Issues
  • Cushing Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes
  • Acromegaly
  • Hormones
  • Lipid Metabolism Disorders
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Fatigue
  • Addison Disease

Board Certifications

Dr. Nirali A Patel is Board Certified in 2 specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Not impressed

Pretty basic appointment protocol. Not the easiest doctor to speak to and seemed somewhat disinterested. If you want a doctor that will discuss things with you, she is not the best choice. I did not do follow up with her and switched to another doctor.

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communication problem

She doesn't seem to care about what I say or ask her or what I want. Also, it seems like she doesn't hear or understand English very well. Plus her spoken English is very broken and small vocabulary. She rushes through the appointment way too fast and doesn't look at the patient or examine the patient much. She makes the patient feel like a child and very insignificant. I would not recommend this doctor.

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Five Stars

You have to wait to schedule an appointment with the staff after patient visits. They do not return phone calls and are not friendly

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Unprofessional, patient's definately do not come first

Set up new patient appt 2 months ago. Recieved paperwork with appointment date and time. Arrived at the appointment to find that a staff member never put the appointment in the computer. Even knowing that it was an error on her staffs part, Dr. Patel refused to see me. I was told that I would have to reschedule the appointment, take another day off work. If that was not good enough I could see another doctor in Sutter Gould at their convience. Even though Dr Patel was told by her staff it was their error and that I was having some complications that had forced me off the medication that my family doctor had me on to control my diabeties. I have never seen a doctor that would not have met with the patient even though it ment her staying a little late. I filed a complaint with Sutter Gould and met with a patient advocate who was instructed by her manager to send this up to the main manager of Sutter Gould because the could not beleive the doctor would not see me and didn't even have the respect to come out and say it herself but made her front staff deal with it. A doctor who truely care about their patient's would have seen me. If this is how she treats a new patient how many of her exsisting patients does she do this to also??? I would not recommend this doctor, I work in the dental field and my dentist would have stayed late and saw the patient not send them away and tell them to reschedule at a time that would be convienent for the doctor. I will be looking for a doctor who really cares about patient care.

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unpretentious and professional

Dr. Patel was so helpful and informative about a potential thyroid problem and she was great with giving me all the info and options without feeling rushed. Highly recommend her.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Patel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • Smt Nhl Municipal Medical College
  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Nirali A Patel accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation, 600 Coffee Rd, Modesto, CA
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