Dipal Patel, MD

Dipal Patel, MD

  • Hospital Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Hospital Medicine

Locations &


Hospital Medicine at Englewood


350 Engle Street Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-894-3364
Fax: 201-894-5693


Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna Better Health of New Jersey
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care


  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage


About Dipal Patel

Dr. Patel is board certified in internal medicine and in nephrology. Her main interests are the training of medical residents, clinical education, curriculum development, quality improvement, and health disparities. Dr. Patel received her MD from St. George’s University School of Medicine, in Grenada, West Indies. She did an internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital (now Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West), in Manhattan, and a nephrology and hypertension fellowship at UMDNJ–University Hospital, in Newark. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology and a member of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Patel is fluent in Gujarati.

Honors & Awards

2018 Fellow, American College of Physicians 

2020  Fellow, American Society of Nephrology

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: St. George's University School of Medicine


St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Medical Center

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Nephrology (American Board of Internal Medicine)



Nunna, P. and Patel, D., 2021. Trends in Usage of Telemedicine During and Post Covid-19 Pandemic Surge in NYC 2020. Journal of Scientific Innovation in Medicine, 4(2), p.40. DOI: http://doi.org/10.29024/jsim.142  

Sy, H., Zalcgendler, S., Edelman, D., Patel, D.R.  It’s Strongyloides But What Else Could It Be?  J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S237.  Published online 2021 July 23.
*Senior author 

Nassar, R., Patel, D.R. Post-COVID-19 Headache - An Unrecognized Sequelae of disease.   J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S254.  Published online 2021 July 23. 
*Senior author 

Nunna, P., Patel, D.R. Trends in Usage of Telemedicine During and Post COVID Pandemic Surge in NYC 2020.  J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S79.  Published online 2021 July 23.
*Senior author 

Danso, L.N., Patel, D.R. The Impact of Health Literacy, Socioeconomic Status, and Racial Disparity in Health Outcomes.   J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S296.  Published online 2021 July 23. 
*Senior author 

Anand, S., Robles Aponte, I.M., Patel, D.R. Goldberg, T. Assessing the impact of Telemedicine on Diabetic Patients At An Underserved Urban Clinic.  J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S397-S398.  Published online 2021 July 23. 

Gold, C.A., Patel, D.R. Impacts of Social Determinants of Health On Dual Antiplatelet Therapy (DAPT) For Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS).  J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S294-295.  Published online 2021 July 23. 
*Senior author 

Robles Aponte, I.M., Anand, S., Nunna, P., Patel, D.R. Identifying Resident Barriers in Recognizing and Addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDH).   J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr; 36 (Suppl 1): S400-S401.  Published online 2021 July 23. 
*Senior author 

Anand, S., Aponte, I., Patel, D. and Goldberg, T., 2021. Assessing the Impact of Telemedicine on Diabetic Patients at an Underserved Urban Clinic. Journal of Scientific Innovation in Medicine, 4(2), p.14. DOI: http://doi.org/10.29024/jsim.112 

Pisano, T.J., Santibanez, V., Hernandez, M., Patel, D., Osorio, G. The Bloody Board Game:  A game based approach for learning high value-care principles in the setting of anemia diagnosis.  MedEdPortal.  Accepted August 31, 2020, published December 17, 2020.   https://www.mededportal.org/doi/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11057   PMID: 33365391 

Berookhim J, Kahen M, Bernal G, Das S, Berookhim B, Patel D. De-escalation of Aspirin For Primary Prevention Of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease In The Primary Care Setting. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2020; 13:A326. 

Haddadin F, Sud K, Munoz Estrella A, Moctezuma S, Wu Lingling, Berookhim J, Huang Lucas C, Patel D, Argulian E.? The Prevalence and predictors of resistant hypertension in high-risk overweight and obese patients: A cross-sectional study based on 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines. J Clinical Hypertension. 2019 Oct;21(10):1507-1515. doi: 10.1111/jch.13666. Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Goodman D, Viola H, Chokshi K, Gholitabar F, Sassine J, Zhang W, Lee S, Correa A, Mathews T, Patel, D, Goldberg T.  Educating and Encouraging Medical Residents to Address Advanced Care Planning in a Primary Care Setting. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Apr;32(Suppl 2): 83-808.  Published online 2017 Apr 10.