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Dr. Mandakini Patel

San Jose, CA
41 years experience female



San Jose, CA


200 Jose Figueres Avenue, Suite 340, San Jose, CA

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Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

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MultiPlan, Inc

Patel Medical Corporation

San Jose, CA



Medical School: Medical College of Baroda, India Pediatrics training: UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA Private Practice 20+ years Believe in treating patients as own family members with dignity and respect. Take pride in providing excellent medical care in a congenial manner and making sure the patient and family understand the medical problems and treatment plan in layman's terms in a friendly environment. Medical field has changed so much making it difficult for primary care doctors to dedicate more time to practice medicine but seeing the smiles on my patient's faces in my office keeps me going! I love Pediatrics! visit us at http://www.patelmedicalsj.com/

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Languages spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

775 Answers
778 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Entero virus inf.: Usually it is sfae to say that infections in babies are worse than in adults. The baby dos not have the same ability to fight of infections and generally have a rougher course.. Entero viruses are usually self limiting in adults but in babies it can be quite serious including affecting their heart or brain and various other body systems including the liver or kidney and sometimes can be fatal.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Stomach pain: If you are having pain at a level 10 u should see ur doc. ASAP. You could have dyspepsia form hyper acidity or it could me more serious like an ulcer. Don't ignore it.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Constipation: Sure it could be form it. Try some Miralax (polyethylene glycol) which is over the counter for a few days. IF it persists you should see a doctor. It lot s of fruits and fiber rich foods and drink lot of water.

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Apr 28, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Mar 24, 2014
Dr. Patel has good knowledge and makes good decisions.
Mar 26, 2014
She is very bright and provides good answers.
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thanks.and the reason for so many tb tests is because i work in healthcare. 1st, a nursing home had an annual tb skin test last july, then went back to home health care and had to have one there, now ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dr Patel, for vegetarians, what kind of foods would you recommened ? also how to increase the haemoglobin number abouve 11.1 for a 10 yrs old boy ? thanks in advance
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Thanks for your quick reply! I Don't where heals nor small shoes I have special shoes, mostly painful barefoot, as n there all under skin except one it is now to surface

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

M. S. University of Baroda Medical College, India
Graduated 1980MD

Medical/Graduate school

Graduated 1986MD


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento Ca
Completed 1986


Top Pediatrician by Consumer Counsil of America
Top MD by San Jose Magazine


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