Dr. Mandakini Patel

Pediatrics
San Jose, CA
40 years experience female

Locations

Office

San Jose, CA

Address

200 Jose Figueres Avenue, Suite 340, San Jose, CA
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

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Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company

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Health Net Of California

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

New York Life Insurance Company

Northwestern Mutual

Pacificare Life & Health Insurance Company

Prudential Insurance Company of America

Principal Financial Group

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Great-West Healthcare

MultiPlan, Inc

Patel Medical Corporation

San Jose, CA

About

Bio

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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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

902 Answers
778 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Support: Support ur child, he/she is going thru a lot of tug of war emotions. avoid getting angry at him/her.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
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 genera ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
2much: 2much protein an turn2fat also. If tryign2 loose wt. it a well balanced diet.

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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

UC DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER, SACRAMENTO, CA
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento Ca
Completed 1986

Awards

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

Affiliations

FAAP, AMA
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