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Avanish Raojibhai Patel, MD

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My specialty:
Gastroenterology

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English, Hindi

My gender: Male

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About me

Hello, welcome to my Web page. I am a staff gastroenterologist at Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center.

Biography

I was born in India. After completing high school there, my family moved to Southern California. I received my undergraduate degree from UC San Diego, and my medical education from USC. After completing my internal medicine residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, I completed my gastroenterology fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. I was an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for three years, mostly teaching medical students, residents in training, and fellows in gastroenterology. After that, I moved to a small town in Iowa, where I was in private practice for five years prior to returning to Southern California. I joined Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center in 1998.

About my practice

My practice is concentrated in the field of consultative and endoscopic gastroenterology. I believe in providing compassionate, thorough, and complete care by developing trusting relationships with members.

How I thrive

Keeping balance in my life is very important to me. I like to bike with my children, play basketball with my son, and read books. I enjoy cooking Indian food. I maintain my well-being by doing daily meditation. I also make it a priority to set aside time to just relax and listen to both Indian and Western classical music. I also love hiking , biking, traveling and cooking.

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My office

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
  • Senior Advantage/Medicare Cost
Gastroenterology Department
1050 W Pacific Coast Hwy, Harbor City, CA 90710

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
  • Hospital patients information
  • 310-325-5111

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

University of Southern California School of Medicine
Los Angeles , CA

Board certification

Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical training

Internship

Internal Medicine

Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Internal Medicine

Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Fellowship

Gastroenterology

University of California: Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

1988

Active license information

License number

G61770

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1871652529
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My hospitals

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25825 S Vermont Ave, Harbor City, CA 90710

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

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This page was last updated on:

12/14/2018