Dr. Rakesh B Patel MD Cardiologist

Dr. Rakesh Patel is a cardiologist in Smithtown, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Good Samaritan Hospital and Hospital of Saint Raphael. He received his medical degree from B. J. Medical College Ahmedabad and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Patel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 75 doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 47 at Hospital of Saint Raphael who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Hospital Affiliation

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ranked #34 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Good Samaritan Hospital

North Shore University Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Southside Hospital

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center

St. Francis Hospital
Ranked #9 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993–1997

Coney Island Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992–1993

SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1997–2000

SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2000–2001

B. J. Medical College Ahmedabad
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Anesthesiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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