Hemal K. Patel, MD

Hemal K. Patel, MD

4.7 
104 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Gastroenterology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Achalasia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis
  • Motility Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders

Education

Medical Education:
MD, B J Medical College - 2004
Residency:
Henry Ford Hospital/ Wayne State University - 2008
Fellowships:
Henry Ford Hospital/ Wayne State University - 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.7
4.7 

104 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

93 Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Patel is very pleasant and very kind.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and has great patient " doctor relationship.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Everyone was extremely professional and knowledgeable.

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November 04, 2020

4.0

He was very nice and provided all the proper info but I'm not entirely sure he was listening to me.

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November 04, 2020

4.0

Only had a brief visit and cannot fairly answer.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Very kind efficient

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Because all were kind, pleasant and efficient

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October 28, 2020

4.0

I only met him today so don't have much to go on

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October 28, 2020

4.0

Very friendly, convenient

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He explained procedure and possibilities of what could be going on

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Staff was very informative

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October 21, 2020

5.0

He listens to patients

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Good service

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Doctor Patel answered all my questions and was very kind and respectful. Wonderful Doctor.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

It was my first meeting but Dr. Patel explained his procedures well and appeared very confident.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Well organized and efficient

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He has great bedside Manner and explained my issue at hand. He also referred me to a surgeon that will take care of the issues I'm having.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Professional and caring staff from the front desk right to the doctor

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He explained, listened, didn't seem in a rush.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Friendly people, good service

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October 02, 2020

4.0

Quickly diagnosed my issue and let me know how to correct it.

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October 02, 2020

4.0

Like that they are integrated with the rest of my healthcare providers.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Patel is a great doctor and takes very good care

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Very nice staff

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Very nice and explained everything

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Staff was very efficient and friendly

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Great presence & fully explained what the procedure accomplished vs other options

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Mostly based on office visit & other experience with NM

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September 30, 2020

5.0

kindly. Kindry.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Very kindry.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Seems knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Convenience and location.

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September 28, 2020

4.0

Very professional and cheerful

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable doctor that listened and explained my condition, as well as had a followup strategy

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September 25, 2020

5.0

A Northwestern Hospital, which is a name I trust. Convenient location.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

It's pretty much what I just said above. My procedure will be soon so if you really want a valid grade ask me later. He seems perfectly fine so far and my family members and neighbor recommended him to me.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

I have only had a preliminary doctor visit to discuss my upcoming procedures but everything went well and my doctor is also the doctor for two other family members and my next door neighbor and came highly recommended.

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September 21, 2020

4.0

Welcoming staff, very informative of why and how a scheduled procedure will be needed.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Personable

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Great staff

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September 13, 2020

5.0

very pleasant conversation, listened to my answers and didn't speak down to me.

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September 13, 2020

5.0

very pleasant conversation, listened to my answers and didn't speak down to me.

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September 12, 2020

3.0

Felt like I was not really taken seriously. Especially regarding the acid reflux. I don't feel like the Dr understood the serious nature of my episodes

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Everyone expects want to be waiting but sometimes it's too long

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September 11, 2020

5.0

They make you wait too long

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September 10, 2020

5.0

He answered all the questions that I had, and was very personable and knowledgeable!

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Very promp, courteous, knowledgeable and personable!

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September 03, 2020

4.0

Haven't undergone the actual procedure.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr Patel is very kind and let's you know what's going on- I appreciate that.

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August 18, 2020

5.0

He was so kind and forthcoming with my elderly father at the end of his life. I appreciated that so much. I knew I wanted him as my doctor, and will recommend him to others.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, answered all questions.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Straight and to the point

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Patel is good about taking to you and calming situations of concern/fear... he explains very well what is going on... I would very highly recommend him

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Very open to questions I had.

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August 08, 2020

5.0

He was great very attentive and explained and answered my questions!!

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August 07, 2020

5.0

He cares about what he does and for others

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August 07, 2020

5.0

They were really nice to me

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Patel listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions patiently. I absolutely recommend him.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

He's very kind

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Patel is very compassionate. He takes the time to explain everything each and every visit. He spends the needed time to make me feel I have his full attention and that he truly cares

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Patient, kind, explained things thoroughly

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Dr Patel did my colonoscopy earlier this year and I felt he was very patient, kind and informative so when I needed further treatment I could not think of any one better to assist me. Again he was very informative, kind and took the time to make sure I was comfortable and that my health was well managed.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Awesome treatment. I was late. Dr Patel still saw me. Made me feel like he really cares. Nurse was wonderful too. First class experience.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

He has a good manner...he instills confidence. I feel like there is no such thing as a dumb question.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

I got straight info , and a follow up request for me to get a blood test to check for a marker

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July 13, 2020

5.0

I felt heard, respected, and well-cared for in all aspects.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Always a pleasure to have a doctor that takes the time to explain things

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Patel and the staff were incredible! Everyone in the office was so nice and Dr. Patel was an excellent listener. I felt heard and respected and he clearly was invested in my care.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

He was a great person. He was very knowledgeable. He makes you feel comfortable. He answered all the questions asked perfect.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

His know how, care and concern

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Patel and his PA were very concerned about my problem and I was put on a new Rx twice daily and this gave me hope. Everyone in the office was professional, kind, caring, and helpful. I was impressed with this as well as the plan for my symptoms... THANK YOU!

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July 07, 2020

5.0

On time and listened to my concerns

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Doctor listens to your concerns and before I was seen had reviewed my records. He spent a lot of time with me and provided his treatment recommendations. Great, honest and caring doctor.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

He explain very well and he speak clearly to the patient

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Professional and spent appropriate amount of time discussing my issue

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Patel was attentive to my issues and quickly reached out to the surgeon who needed to talk to me and -- if recommended go ahead with the procedure...He also outlined what he, himself, what tests he might need to do to assist Dr. Wade in a diagnosis.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Scheduling and communication went smoothly and quickly.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Asked good questions and gave relevant information.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

The DR. was very nice. He ask questions and listened to my answers. He took his time with me.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

He seems like a nice guy.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Prompt and proper response

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Saves time

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Good stomach doctor

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Excellent

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Very good service

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Fantastic Doctor

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Always top notch!

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June 04, 2020

5.0

My second time interacting w Dr Patel. He has come across as compassionate and caring.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Everyone I interacted with was knowledgeable, thorough, and listened. The instructions were most complete.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

He informed me of all the stops that need to be taken at a level that I could understand. He seem to care about my medical issues

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June 03, 2020

5.0

He informed me of all the stops that need to be taken at a level that I could understand. He seem to care about my medical issues

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Quickly responded to my needs.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Great customer service.

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