Pankaj Patel, MD, is a highly experienced gastroenterologist and endoscopic specialist at Michiana Gastroenterology, Inc. He welcomes patients at the practice's four locations, with offices in La Porte and Plymouth, Indiana, as well as two in South Bend, Indiana, one on Generations Drive and the other in The South Bend Clinic on North Eddy Street.
Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Gastroenterology. He is known for taking time to talk with patients, listening to their concerns, then explaining their diagnosis and treatment options so they can make well-informed decisions.
With nearly three decades of experience in the field of gastroenterology, Dr. Patel has gained extensive experience performing diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies and in helping patients heal from the vast array of digestive system diseases. He also specializes in pancreatic and liver disease as well as esophageal disorders.
After graduating from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine (UNN) in Enugu, Nigeria, Dr. Patel continued his medical training by completing a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo, New York. While at SUNY, he also received a Master of Science in Epidemiology.
Dr. Patel speaks Spanish fluently and looks forward to helping new and existing patients.