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Dr. Rakesh Patel

Radiation Oncology
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I specialize in
Radiation Oncology
Breast Surgery
Integrative Medicine
Palliative Care
I have been in practice
21 years
I am licensed to see patients from
California
I speak
English
Gujarati
I'm known for
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Breast cancer
11th
Locally
Brachytherapy
21st
Nationally
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Received 3 thanks
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I am located at
Good Samaritan Hospital Cancer Center
15400
National Ave
Los Gatos , CA 95032 , United States
Office hours
Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
Accepted Insurance Plans
Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Alameda Alliance for Health
Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company
Blue Cross of California
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
Humana Insurance Company
Medi-Cal
Medicare
United HealthCare Insurance Company
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
I've won the following awards
America’s Top Doctors (US New and World Report)-top 1%, US News and World Report
America's Best Doctors, Castle Connolly
I've published
The American Brachytherapy Society consensus statement for accelerated partial breast irradiation.
Brachytherapy, 12, 267-77 (2013)
C Shah, F Vicini, D E Wazer, D Arthur, R R Patel
A review of safety, quality management, and practice guidelines for high-dose-rate brachytherapy: executive summary.
Practical radiation oncology, 4, 65-70 (2014)
B R Thomadsen, B A Erickson, P J Eifel, I C Hsu, R R Patel, D G Petereit, B A Fraass, M J Rivard
Postsurgical treatment of early-stage breast cancer with electronic brachytherapy: outcomes and health-related quality of life at 1 year.
American journal of clinical oncology, 36, 430-5 (2013)
R R Patel, P D Beitsch, T D Nichols, J D Lorenzetti, J C Wurzer, J C Tucker, G W Nunn, S J Laduzinsky, M A Kugler, D L Simmons, M S Gilligan, T Roy, J K Foley, J P Thropay, M W Odou, B A Bornstein, E P Tito, M Chadha, S K Boolbol, S C Lane, J G White