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Rakesh N. Patel, MD

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Gender:
Male

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine - General Cert

Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL
  • Caterpillar Network UHC
  • Champus
  • Cigna
  • DeKalb County Healthcare Purchasing Group
  • Employers Coalition on Health (ECOH)
  • Great West Life
  • Health Alliance
  • Healthlink
  • HFN
  • Humana Choice Care PPO
  • Medicare Part B
  • Multiplan
  • OSF Healthplans Direct Access Network PPO
  • Preferred Plan Inc. (PPI) / InterPlan
  • TriCare
  • Unicare

Education

Education

M.P. Shah Medical College, Medicine

Residency

Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center (New Jersey), Internal Medicine

Biography

Dr. Patel is a board certified internist and specializes in the care and treatment of adult patients, both specific diseases and overall preventative care. His areas of special interests are in hypertension, diabetes, asthma and emphysema. Dr. Patel said, “The relationship between physician and patient is close, like a family member. When a patient needs an intervention it is a benefit to work within a community based healthcare system. I have a passion for healthcare and being a doctor, you start each day trying to help someone in need.”

Dr. Patel grew up in India and saw a great need for professionals in healthcare. He resides in Sycamore with his wife of 10 years and two children. Reading, traveling and watching the History Channel are a few of Dr. Patel’s hobbies. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family and friends, and playing with his dog, Smokey.

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 815.758.8671
  • Fax: 815.758.5689

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