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Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Internal Medicine*
2.7 (7)
Map Pin Small Merrillville, IN
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Dr. Chirag Patel, MD is an Internist in Merrillville, IN. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 28 years of experience. They graduated from University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center, Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital and Methodist Hospitals-Northlake Campus. Dr. Patel, completed a residency at Saint Joseph Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Patel an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Patel works at Practice in Merrillville, IN with other offices in Skokie, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and Joint Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Patel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Neurological Institute and Specialty Centers
    521 E 86th Ave Ste Z, Merrillville, IN 46410 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (219) 769-0777
  2. 2
    Shalom Love Care
    5250 Old Orchard Rd Ste 300, Skokie, IL 60077 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 920-0902

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Mary Medical Center
  • Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital
  • Methodist Hospitals-Northlake Campus

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Joint Pain
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Constipation
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Limb Pain
Shortness of Breath
Tobacco Use Disorder
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Kidney Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bursitis
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Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Confusion
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dry Eyes
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Dry Skin
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Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Histoplasmosis
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Kidney Infection
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Radiculopathy
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Ringworm
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Shingles
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Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin K Deficiency
Wheezing
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Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Diabetes Counseling
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Smoking Cessation Counseling
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    About Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati
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    NPI Number
    • 1205981750
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Saint Joseph Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine
    Medical Education

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    Dr. Patel has seen patients for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and Joint Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Patel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Patel. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Patel.

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