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About Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia

Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Victoria, TX. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kathpalia is affiliated with DeTar Hospital Center North, Citizens Medical Center and DeTar Hospital Navarro. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

5 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia is Great. Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia has been rated by 5 patients. From those 5 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

605 E San Antonio St
Victoria, TX 77901
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Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia has the following 3 specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

  • 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. Rakesh Kathpalia has the following 1 expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease

Board Certifications

Dr. Rakesh Kathpalia is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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He makes me wish I was 65 already!

I believe Dr R. Kathpalia is the best Geriatric Dr. In town due to the fantastic care he provided my Morher for several years until her death last year. My Mother loved "Dr. K" so much(she could never say Kathpalia). For her, his bedside manner was so loving & caring. For me, he he is so easy to talk to & he listened patiently & lovingly to all my questions & answered them so well. He is so humble yet one of the best Doctors our family has ever had. I convinced my Mother-in-law to twitch to "Dr K" & she & I am so glad. She is now getting the care she needs as she is almost 90 now. Dr Kathpalia is the only reason I wish I were 65 already!

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Excellent senior care doctor

We used him for over 5 years on a regular basis..he is thorough and great to work with..we liked him..and will miss him after we have moved away.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • DeTar Hospital Center North
  • Citizens Medical Center
  • DeTar Hospital Navarro
  • Detar Hospital
  • Kindred Hospital Victoria
  • Warm Springs Hospital
  • Triumph Hospital
  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1992

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

605 E San Antonio St, Victoria, TX
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