About Me

Dr. Patel is board-certified in neurology. Dr. Patel is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine and completed his residency, chief residency, and stroke fellowship at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center. He is an assistant clinical professor of neurology at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He also is on the clinical faculty in the Department of Medicine at University of California, Irvine. He enjoys teaching neurology and internal medicine residents and has been awarded the “Outstanding Teaching Award” at both institutions.

Dr. Patel is the medical director of the Stroke Program at Los Alamitos Medical Center and Fountain Valley Regional Center. Additionally, he serves as the section chief of neurology at Long Beach Medical Center. He actively participates in clinical research in the field of neurology with CNS Network. He also is a member of the speakers bureau for the treatment of migraine headaches, stroke and Alzheimer's.

In 2012, the U.S. News & World Report named Dr. Patel as one of Southern Californiaʼs 100 Top Doctors.

Areas of Interest
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
Languages

English, Gujarati, Hindi

Provider Specialty

Neurology

Services

Education

Medical Education

David Geffen School of Medicine - UC Los Angeles

Transitional Internship

Harbor - UC Los Angeles Medical Center

Residency - Neurology

Harbor - UC Los Angeles Medical Center

Fellowship - Stroke

Harbor - UC Los Angeles Medical Center

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

Research

Trial Number: 349-23

Condition: Stroke

Conducted at: Long Beach Medical Center

Participant Age Range: 18 years and older

Participant Gender: Any

Enrolling Participants: Yes

Trial Number: 331-22

Condition: Stroke

Conducted at: Long Beach Medical Center

Participant Age Range: 30 years and older

Participant Gender: Any

Enrolling Participants: Yes

Trial Number: 247-22

Condition: Stroke

Conducted at: Long Beach Medical Center

Participant Age Range: 40 years and older

Participant Gender: Any

Enrolling Participants: Yes

Insurances Accepted

Accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO and POS health plans
UnitedHealthcare SignatureValue Harmony HMO
Aetna (HMO)
Anthem Blue Cross (HMO)
Blue Shield (HMO)
Cigna (HMO)
Health Net (HMO)
UnitedHealthcare WEST (HMO)
Aetna (Senior)
Anthem Blue Cross (Senior)
Blue Shield 65 Plus (Senior)
Health Net (Senior)
Humana (Senior)
SCAN (Senior)
UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complete (Senior)
Traditional Medicare
Vivity (offered by Anthem Blue Cross)