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Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Hospital Medicine*
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Accepting new patients
14 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Chirag Patel, MD

Dr. Chirag Patel, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Covington, LA. They specialize in Hospital Medicine, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital.

Dr. Patel works at St. Tammany Health System in Covington, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Patel's Office Locations

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    St. Tammany Health System
    1202 S Tyler St, Covington, LA 70433 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 865-0542

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    Specialties*
    • Hospital Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 14 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1487971362
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Ross University School of Medicine
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    • Internal Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital

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