Ruchita Thakor Patel, DO

Specialty: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Ruchita Thakor Patel, DO

Specialty: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Primary location

11600 South Kedzie Avenue

Suite D

Merrionette Park, IL 60803

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Office: 708-684-6867

Fax: 708-684-6869

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7620 West 111th Street

Palos Hills, IL 60465

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9555 South 52nd Avenue

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Meet Ruchita Thakor Patel, DO

About me



  • Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center, Endocrinology
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 38 patient ratings.


November 22, 2019 8:57 AM

Dr. Patel was very thorough and very attentive. She took the time to explain why she requested test for my visit to decide on further-treatment.

November 22, 2019 8:57 AM

Dr. Patel took the time with me and that made me feel that she is very caring to what matters to the patient (EXCELLENT).

November 18, 2019 11:00 PM

nice service

November 18, 2019 11:00 PM

everything was good

November 14, 2019 6:41 PM

Doctor Patel is excellent. She really listens to my concerns, and provides professional responses. I have already recommended her to a coworker, and she currently sees her as well.

November 13, 2019 11:00 PM

My experience with this provider was excellent. She was very informative and answered all my questions with detail and clear.

November 12, 2019 8:18 AM

Dr. Patel is an excellent physician. She is encouraging and cares. I would recommend any diabetic patient to see her.

November 6, 2019 9:57 AM

Dr. Patel is encouraging, and shows concern for my health. She is pleasant and amicable.

November 1, 2019 7:00 PM

My provider was very caring & sympathetic about my condition and made me feel assume that she'll be here every step of the way to get through that.

October 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Patel is young, bright, and very thorough. She gives me valuable information and seems to be genuinely interested in my well being. I would recommend her to others who need an Endocrinologist.

October 4, 2019 7:00 PM

explained everything, gave examples so I can understand. discussed a plan of health care we should follow to help my need.

October 1, 2019 7:00 PM

I went to see Dr. Patel for help treating my osteoporosis. She was very attentive and knowledgeable and we began to set up a health care plan once she completed an over all assessment on my general health and bone situation.

September 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Always very thorough.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

this experience has been very good

August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Patel was so nice!

August 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Since my first visit to Dr. Patel she has been very instrumental in providing great health care service to me. Her advice about my meditation has been a great help to me. I enjoy my visits with her because I get very good results following her advice.

August 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Patel was excellent! She really listened to my concerns, and took her time answering my questions.

August 7, 2019 7:00 PM

It was great, she very easy to talk to provider talk with care, she measure what med doses I should take and she wrote a scale I use at home.

August 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Patel goes above and beyond to help me with my health and is very encouraging.

July 1, 2019 7:00 PM

very professional and excellent treatment recommendations.

June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I found Dr. Patel to be very kind, patient, compassionate. She was able to put me at ease. She was very thorough explaining my options for controlling my diabetes.

June 9, 2019 7:00 PM

She was very helpful - she spent a lot of time with me, on all my visits.

May 29, 2019 7:00 PM

It went very well, I was very happy with it. I like Dr. Ruchita Patel.

May 24, 2019 7:00 PM

she was caring and helped me referred to another specialist her nurse X is a blessing and kind person

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