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Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Dermatology
4.8 (53)
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Vikas Patel, MD is a Dermatologist in Walnut Creek, CA. 

Dr. Patel works at Golden State Dermatology Inc in Walnut Creek, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Moles (Benign Skin Lesions), Itchy Skin and Intertrigo 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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    Golden State Dermatology Inc
    2255 Ygnacio Valley Rd Ste B1, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 945-7005

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    4.8
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    Jan 05, 2023
    Dr. Patel is very friendly, knowledgeable and thorough. He recently identified and removed an early stage malignancy on my shoulder. The procedure was quick and almost painless. I have no hesitancy recommending him
    Terry B. — Jan 05, 2023
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    About Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

    Specialties
    • Dermatology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1194165738
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    Education & Certifications

    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Patel works at Golden State Dermatology Inc in Walnut Creek, CA. View the full address on Dr. Patel’s profile.

    Dr. Patel has seen patients for Moles (Benign Skin Lesions), Itchy Skin and Intertrigo, 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.

    53 patients have reviewed Dr. Patel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. 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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