Shakilbanu Meerapatel, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

9550 West 167th Street

Suite 200

Orland Park, IL 60467

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Office: 708-873-4500

Fax: 708-873-4505

Meet Shakilbanu Meerapatel, MD

About me



  • Jackson Park Hospital, Family Medicine
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Kilpauk Medical College

Board certifications

  • Family Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 211 patient ratings.


July 25, 2020 8:28 AM

She was very sweet and reassuring with me. Very nice to talk to. Normally I am super nervous during check-ups, but she put me at ease. She listened to everything I had to say and took me seriously. She's not my usual doctor, but I'm happy I got to meet her.

July 25, 2020 8:28 AM

Excellent experience!! She is a very sweet person, and a good listener.

July 24, 2020 9:49 AM

Dr. Meerapatel was great! I had to go in for a physical for pharmacy school and she double checked all the vaccinations I had received. She also made sure to get blood work for my TB testing.

July 24, 2020 9:49 AM

I always have a pleasant experience with Dr. Meerapatel. She always makes sure I have all my questions answered before I leave.

July 20, 2020 1:59 PM

good experience

July 20, 2020 1:59 PM


July 11, 2020 1:47 PM

I needed help finding providers and specialists and this doctor and team did not help me find them and said I would have to find them on my own which I did not find helpful in the slightest.

July 11, 2020 9:39 AM

I really like this provider and I will visit her in the future

June 17, 2020 10:48 AM

Dr. Meerapatel is great, she always listen to each issue going on and addresses them. I love the provider - terrible company (advocate.)

June 17, 2020 10:48 AM

Advocate call center and experience is terrible I can't wait to get new insurance in December to change companies.

May 14, 2020 8:08 AM

The doctor was very knowledgeable & attentive. She adjusted my medications & really helped me get better.

May 5, 2020 10:34 AM

very good as always

March 29, 2020 5:40 AM

Receptionist & schedulers very helpful & courteous.

March 9, 2020 1:27 PM

Dr Meerapatel is wonderful.

March 7, 2020 11:25 AM

Dr. Meerapatel is a great doctor. Advocate is lucky to have her.

February 24, 2020 7:10 PM

My scheduled appointment was over 30 minutes late even though I arrived 30 minutes early.

February 18, 2020 12:08 PM

Very professional and nice. Asks questions and does not hurry me during visit

February 18, 2020 9:13 AM


February 7, 2020 4:51 AM

have not gotten test results

February 7, 2020 4:51 AM

not as good as last two providers

February 4, 2020 4:29 PM

Most helpful

February 4, 2020 7:48 AM

Dr. Patel was very informative, worked with my late time regarding the appointment. I needed an appointment at 6:30 pm after work and she madebit happen. very thankful!

February 1, 2020 11:06 PM


February 1, 2020 11:06 PM


January 31, 2020 11:13 PM

Good Doctor.

January 31, 2020 11:13 PM

Very satisfied with my experience.

January 27, 2020 2:55 PM

I had a 10:00 appointment wasn't called till 10:30 and then saw the doctor after 11. I feel that the nurses there are rude. not friendly at all. the doctor is very good.

January 25, 2020 7:31 AM

Wait time during this visit was long, close to 45 minutes. Dr Meerapatel was great. As always, she I was very thorough.

January 14, 2020 7:23 AM

Doctor was very thorough and answered questions about another concern i had

January 13, 2020 3:00 PM


December 11, 2019 5:37 AM

She always accommodate me even though I don't have an appointment. Sometimes I have question to ask and when I call the receptionist will transfer me right away and get an answer within 5 to 10 minutes.

December 11, 2019 5:37 AM

The best thing I like with this provider she call me back right away when there is problem or not.

November 25, 2019 3:03 PM

she always listens to what I have to tell her pays attention

November 23, 2019 9:57 AM

Dr. Meerapatel is always a good listener and discusses my questions and concerns thoroughly.

November 23, 2019 9:57 AM

I appreciate that this office records the audio from my visit because I know that Dr. Meerapatel and the nurses can review exactly what we discussed at any time as needed. This office has been great in helping me get the medical care I need for an ongoing condition.

November 19, 2019 9:46 AM

excellent doctor

November 19, 2019 7:32 AM

Always a good experience! Dr. Meerapatel is the best!!

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Very comfortable talking with provider who is knowledgeable, patient and courteous

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Very good

November 1, 2019 7:00 PM

I did not care for the physician, I did not like her demeanor or attitude. It was a temporary solution, because my normal physician was not available and it will never happen again.

November 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Was able to accomplish what I wanted in one visit. Good advice by doctor.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

The dr was kind and professional, but was hurried - I still had a few things I wanted to talk with her about. Her nurse was kind too, but as I was leaving, i asked about my prescriptions and she didn't even turn around to look at me, she just said - they have been sent to walgreens.

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

I love my physician. She takes her time but doesn't waist my time. It's a wonderfully combination.

September 26, 2019 7:00 PM

The service I was provided by the doctor and other staff members was excellent.

September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

I went in for some specific problem and it was treated right away. Also, she reminded me about my blood test she ordered. So, thanks to her I got it done in time.

September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent doctor & staff.

September 6, 2019 7:00 PM


August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent service by all departments. Doctors are always excellent and caring.

August 3, 2019 7:00 PM

firsts visited the provider. I felt that she could of spent more time with me. it was a disappoint to have left from the room and find that I forgot to ask a question. the receptionist gave me a hard time seeing the doc again. she stated that I should have asked all my questions at that time. I samtated that I'm aware of that however it was an accident. at that time I had pink eye and needed to see her for additional questions that I had about it. my original visit was for pre op for surgery, and I just do happen to have pink eye at the time.

August 2, 2019 7:00 PM

it was a good visit to my doctor and we talked about my prescription and some of the physical therapy I need to do

July 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very sick and I was able to see a doctor the same day. That is very important to me. I need to see a doctor quickly and not in 2 weeks!

July 6, 2019 7:00 PM

I was sick and they saw me same day. appointment time was quick and got in and out within 30 min with prescription.

June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Meerapatel was wonderful. She listened to me about the days visit. Was very professional. Came up with a health care plan and tests to verify why I was there and she was spot on.

June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I always feel as though I am being rushed with the doctor. With a cognitive impairment it take time for me to remember questions etc. Overall I like & respect Dr. Meerapatel!

June 3, 2019 7:00 PM

She was very helpful.

May 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Meerapatel is always prepared with my previous health conditions and is ready to address my concerns.

April 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Very through and listens to my concerns.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

The Dr is always pleasant, listens to what I have to say and always comes up with a treatment plan. She is one of the best Dr's I've ever had.

February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

I was 15 min. early for this appointment. I saw the dr. after waiting almost an hour. The nurses ended their shift and walked through the waiting room and asked who I was seeing & what my name was. The receptionist said I was a "no show." The same receptionist who checked me in and after waiting a half hour told me the dr. would see me soon. Luckily, it was their Christmas party day, so the dr. was still around to see me. I also was very sick for a week and could not get an apt. for 2 days.

February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

My experience with DR. MEERAPATEL was really good when my doctor was out of town I got appt. with her she is very caring, very knowledgeable in her field. I love her, because she gave me the right medication to get better as soon as possible.

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Doctor Meerapatel answered all of my questions. I am super happy with my appointment.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

great doctor. listens well.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr answered all the questions I had and set up annual check up that was needed. Very helpful.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

This provider is excellent. The support staff and system of communication is not.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

I have had the same doctor for years before coming to Advocate. My previous doctor at Advocate left after one year so I needed a new physician. Dr. Meerapatel was very nice, helpful and knowledgeable. She knew about my medical history even though I was a new patient. I appreciated her attention to my details in my history. I'm pleased that I was assigned to her patient list.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

I love the Advocate staff and Dr Meerapatel is very professional

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM


January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

way to long of a wait time for a simple form to fill out at the end of the day to see what's going on with my mental health.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

I was pleasantly surprised as this was my first visit with this provider.

December 16, 2018 6:00 PM


November 29, 2018 6:00 PM

I love this Doctor!! Dr Meerapatel makes me feel very comfortable and I am so happy that she is my doctor

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

I always receive excellent care from all the professionals associated with AMG! They truly care about keeping their patients as healthy as possible and provide me with the best options to keep and/or regain my health as quickly and economically as possible.

November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

This DR was not my regular PCP. I requested a woman as I needed to have my breasts examined. I was very happy that Dr Meerapatel was available to meet with me. I felt that she was very helpful.

November 9, 2018 6:00 PM

Experienced doctor. Very patient

October 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Took time with me, she was very pleasant. I like her.

October 12, 2018 7:00 PM

She's pleasant; tries hard; a good doctor; I guess Dr. X has me spoiled -

September 24, 2018 7:00 PM

I had an 8:00 appointment. The doctor did not show up in the exam room until 8:40. she said she had car trouble. The nurse and reception area said that she comes in late about 8:30. Why does the doctor do that? I had an 8:00 APPOINTMENT - WHY WASN'T SHE THERE ON TIME - MY TIME IS VALUABLE. UNEXCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR FROM DOCTOR. RUSHED TO GET THROUGH APPOINTMENT.

September 21, 2018 7:00 PM


September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

very good treatment and understanding very professional

September 9, 2018 7:00 PM

felt like i found out more on google then during the cmvisit at the office i felt this was just waste of my and some thing i will need tonpay out of my pocket and stiil have no answers dr did not suggest any brace or anything to help with the pain or the numbness

September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent doctor

August 21, 2018 7:00 PM


August 18, 2018 7:00 PM

this was my first time seeing the doctor. I had bronchitis and she made me feel better

August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

I an appointment with another dr. in the practice. Dr. Meerapatel was substituted. Sine then, prescriptions have been sent to the wrong place, prescriptions have not been refilled, the support staff is clueless.

August 5, 2018 7:00 PM

very satisfied

July 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Meerapatel is fabulous. I've been looking for a primary MD for quite some time and I'm so happy I found her. She provided excellent care.

July 24, 2018 7:00 PM

She was concerned, & helpful. Confident & knowledgeable. I'm thankful

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

I love the provider I have my daughter going to this provider as well. The Dr. is very respectful, kind, & a great bed side manner.

June 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr X was not available so I saw Dr Meerapatel. She was very nice and very thorough.

June 1, 2018 7:00 PM

very pleasant

May 28, 2018 7:00 PM

I have a very terrible experience with this doctor. I will never go back to her. I told her everything that was wrong and she still didn't give a crap. She better hope this doesn't back fire because I'm definitely going to report her. I really don't appreciate how she acting and how I was treated.

April 27, 2018 7:00 PM

She listened to me regarding my medical problems and medication issues and we discussed what were my best choices for the necessary medication.

April 21, 2018 7:00 PM

always a good experience.

April 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Everything was great

April 18, 2018 7:00 PM

She is not my primary provider but was able to help me with a sinus infection that needed quick response.

March 24, 2018 7:00 PM

very good very comfortable with her

March 18, 2018 7:00 PM

the experience was good, could of been better. felt like she was rushing and didn't explain what I was sick with.

March 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Courteous and professional Doctor Meerapatel is very easy to talk to. She explains medical info to me and listens to my concerns.

February 25, 2018 6:00 PM

very pleasant

January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

I lioved my Dr. she is wonderful and caring and I recommending her to all my ladies from work.

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