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Dr. Kalpana Patel, MD

Gastroenterology
4.2 (5)
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Kalpana Patel, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Long Beach, CA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 30 years of experience. They graduated from MUMBAI UNIVERSITY / BOMBAY HOSPITAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES and is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

Dr. Patel works at Long Beach Gastroenterology Associates in Long Beach, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Diarrhea and Anal or Rectal Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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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Locations

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    Long Beach Gastroenterology Associates A Medical
    3833 Worsham Ave Ste 300, Long Beach, CA 90808 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 595-5421

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  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

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    How was your appointment with Dr. Patel?

    Dec 21, 2018
    Dr. Patel was my doctor during a very difficult time for me which culminated in gallbladder surgery. Dr. Patel was compassionate and she always listened to my concerns. She called me personally when I had pressing questions and always treated me with kindness. The staff at the Long Beach outpatient surgery center were wonderful. I highly recommend Dr. Patel and her staff.
    Laura in Long Beach, CA — Dec 21, 2018
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    About Dr. Kalpana Patel, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese
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    NPI Number
    • 1285641233
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • MUMBAI UNIVERSITY / BOMBAY HOSPITAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Kalpana Patel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Patel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Patel has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Patel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Patel works at Long Beach Gastroenterology Associates in Long Beach, CA. View the full address on Dr. Patel’s profile.

    Dr. Patel has seen patients for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Diarrhea and Anal or Rectal 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.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Patel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Patel.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Patel, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Patel appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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