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Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

Pain Medicine
4.5 (23)
Map Pin Small Hamden, CT
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Hamden, CT. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 29 years of experience. They graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse).

Dr. Patel works at Orthopedic & Sports Mdcn Ctr in Hamden, CT with other offices in Branford, CT, Milford, CT, Wallingford, CT and Guilford, CT. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy 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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Dr. Patel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ct Orthopedic Specialists
    2408 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 407-3500
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Connecticut Ortho Specs
    84 N Main St, Branford, CT 06405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 483-2509
  3. 3
    Ct Orthopedic Specialists
    258 Broad St, Milford, CT 06460 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 882-3373
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  4. 4
    Wallingford Office
    701 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 265-1800
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  5. 5
    Connecticut Ortho Specs
    450 Boston Post Rd Ste 201, Guilford, CT 06437 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 453-6340

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    About Dr. Rakesh Patel, MD

    Specialties
    • Pain Medicine
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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1053355693
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Winthrop University Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
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    Dr. Patel has seen patients for Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy, 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.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Patel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Patel.

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