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Rakesh Patel, MD, FAAP

Rakesh Patel, MD

Accepting New Patients

Pediatric Hospitalist
Pediatric Infectious Disease

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

WellSpan Pediatric Hospitalists
1001 S. George St.
York, PA 17403
(717) 851-3884
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

I have always enjoyed the sciences, and find the field of medicine challenging yet rewarding.

What I want my patients to know about me:

I enjoy interacting with children and their families. I strive to provide excellent, patient-focused clinical care.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I enjoy playing sports and watching movies. I also enjoy being outdoors and traveling.

Clinical Interests

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics | Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics | Infectious Disease

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: St George's University School of Medicine
  • Residency Program: Morristown Hospital | Pediatrics
  • Fellowship Program: UMDNJ-Univ Hospital | Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Undergraduate Education: Cornell Univiversity

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital
  • WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital
  • WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital
  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • HPP/Jefferson Health Plan
  • InterGroup/Prime Health Services
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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