Get our detailed analysis and review of CMS data for RAKESH PATEL.

Data is as of November 16, 2023.

A Review of the Data

Prepared by Richard Saunders as of November 16, 2023.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") compiles and distributes more than 17 tables of data on medical professionals on a sporadic basis. Some of the tables contain more than a million records which makes it very difficult to manage them. There is a lot of information to pour through when trying to understand RAKESH PATEL. Luckily, we are here to help! I’ve put together this page to help you to get a better idea of what the RAKESH PATEL does, their affiliations and much more. (If you want to jump to a specific section of the review, here are the section headers: Specialities, Ratings, Office Locations, Affiliations, and Other Doctors.

In the briefest summary, RAKESH PATEL is a specialist in INTERNAL MEDICINE. Other specialties include NEPHROLOGY. RAKESH PATEL attended OTHER, graduating in 2006. He maintains 4 office locations. He is a part of 3 medical groups. He is affiliated with 16 medical organizations (including hospitals, hospices, and skilled nursing facilities).

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Specialties and Sub-Specialties:

RAKESH PATEL is a specialist in INTERNAL MEDICINE. Other specialties include NEPHROLOGY.

INTERNAL MEDICINE: General internists provide primary care to adult patients. Internists usually have more hospital-based training than family practitioners. They may have an office-based practice or work as a hospitalist primarily seeing patients in the hospital. These physicians attend medical school followed by an internal medicine residency. Internists may then choose to pursue a fellowship to sub-specialize in a variety of other areas, like endocrinology (hormone-related conditions) or cardiology (heart-relat... (more information)

NEPHROLOGY: Nephrologists treat kidney disease and prescribe dialysis for those experiencing kidney failure. After medical school, these physicians attend an internal medicine residency program. They are then required to attend fellowship training for nephrology. (more information)

RAKESH PATEL Reviews and Ratings


MIPS is an acronym for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaouthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") developed MIPS to reward clinicians for the value of care they provide rather than the volume of care, quality over quantity. The MIPS final score determines a provider's Medicare Part B payment adjustments. MIPS also created a means for consumers to rank providers.

MIPS scores are calculated using four performance categories, quality, cost, improvement activities, and promotion of interoperability. Higher scores are better. The highest final MIPS score is 100.

Final MIPS Score 91.7
Final MIPS Score without CPB 83.5
PI Category Score
IA Category Score 40
Quality Category Score 80.6

Measures and Activities

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Office Locations and Phone Numbers for RAKESH PATEL

The NursingHomeDatabase database has 4 office locations for RAKESH PATEL.

GALLUP, NM 87301

GALLUP, NM 87301

1551 S 2ND ST
GALLUP, NM 87301

GALLUP, NM 87301

Other Doctors in the Area Specializing in INTERNAL MEDICINE that are similar to RAKESH PATEL

Sometimes the doctor you see isn't a good fit or you want to get a second opinions. This is a list of nearby doctors with the same specialization as RAKESH PATEL.