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General Internal Medicine Scenery Park State College
200 Scenery Drive
State College, PA 16801

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Patel, Manisha Nilesh, MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on Manisha Nilesh Patel, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.6 out of 5
1 221 ratings
39 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Internal Medicine, Board Certified, 2004
  • Primary Care

Education:

  • Baroda Medical College - India 1994

Residency:

  • Long Island College Hospital- Closed 2003

Languages:

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.8 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.5 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.6 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.6 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.5 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.6 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.7 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.5 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.5 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.5 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
May 6
Was told could do a sonogram if I wanted it but didn't insist that one should be done to rule out anything. Then told to follow up with the family doctor in a week maybe he would end up ordering having a scope done. Came home and even felt worse ended up at the Tyrone Regional ER that evening which they didn't do anything based on the doctors paperwork we received. Sunday ended up at Mount Nittany ER and they automatically did a sonogram and ruled out Gall Badder and sent me home with 2 perscriptions and told me to follow up with family doctor which if problem still consisted to have him sent up a CT scan or even having a scope to the stomach.
May 6
I have complete confidence in my provider.
May 5
No follow up care required.
Apr 22
Now that I have met with this care provider, I have confidence in her.
Apr 21
after expressing that i am not comfortable with steriods, that is what was prescribed for my sinus infection. I was told if i got worse and came back, then she would give antibiotics. At this point, I gave up. I GUESS I"M NOT SICK ENOUIGH! i 'm still quite sick, and have not returned to work. I feel I can not trust anymore. I contacted her and It's like she wantwed me sicker so she could spend all my money doing all kinds of test, which is what she is suggesting. i'm not rich, and can't afford it. So I guess I have to stay away!
Apr 15
I think Dr Patel is wonderful. Always greets you with a hand shake and a smile. Have never had such a caring doctor and one that cares so much and never rushes.
Apr 1
Having been seeing Dr. M Patel for many years and I am very happy with her services
March 24
I've already recommending Dr. Manisha N. Patel, & Scott Sulman to other people that go there now! Just don't say a word to those two dr., but I tell people they will like them and they do!!!
March 22
Love Dr. Patel. She always listens and shows concern.
Feb 2
Seemed rushed. No direct follow up after diagnostic and blood tests.
Jan 29
Excellent all around.
Jan 19
There were no medications to discuss
Jan 17
Dr. Patel is an exceptionally kind, caring, and gentle physician. She takes the time out to patiently listen to my concerns, and addresses all of them. I am very happy to have Manisha as my PHP.
Jan 14
Dr. Patel is such a wonderful clinician, kind, caring, and friendly. I trust her judgement and advice, and have recommend her to friends and family.
Jan 13
I have been seeing Dr. Patel for roughly 6-7 years now (maybe longer) and she is great. She always takes time to listen and explain anything, she makes the visit! I have confidence in her as a doctor and would recommend her to family & friends.
Dec 15, 2015
I have very high regard and respect for my provider. She takes time to answer my questions and I never feel rushed.
Dec 10, 2015
Most of my visit was with Mary who is either a nurse or physician's assistant. She was terrific and has always been so whenever I've interacted with her..
Nov 20, 2015
Don't understand why she couldn't give medication one day early. Some months have 31 days. So I had to make two trips to Walmart.
Nov 20, 2015
Very nice MD
Nov 19, 2015
I asked about a diabetic foot exam and was not given one. We moved to the blood work numbers and then a quick exam and visit over.
Nov 19, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor. She is very knowledgeable and actually takes the time to listen to you. She offers different solutions and discusses them with you to make sure it's the best fit for your needs.
Nov 17, 2015
Dr. Manisha Patel always takes whatever time is needed with me. She is kind, patient, thorough, knowledgeable and I feel I can talk to her about anything. I am so glad that she is my PCP!!!!
Nov 10, 2015
My expectations of the Rheumatology department were to try to get some direction to go in to prevent my hands from disfigurement by ending the severe inflammatory reaction my body was having to something. It apparently does not like some thing. The Rheumatologist suggested no testing to sort our what a Geisinger "specialist".
Oct 3, 2015
Surprised and very happy with a Saturday appointment at the last minute.
Sep 29, 2015
After 2 visits w/*Dr. Patel I could feel her concern & thoroughness. Have been recommending her to family & friends. I feel I've finally found the kind of primary care I've been searching for. She truly listened to what I had to say!
Sep 22, 2015
This is why I keep coming back here, I live in Bellefonte, & work on the other side of town. Not always convenient for me.
Sep 17, 2015
Dr. Patel always listens and makes me feel that she is interested in my health and well being. She has a kind demeanor and I feel I am in good hands with her. Also her nurse is very caring and attentive and is always friendly and kind.
Sep 11, 2015
good
Sep 10, 2015
*Dr. Patel was kind & helpful. Nurse was caring.
Aug 14, 2015
*Dr. Manisha Patel is caring and listens to you. She tries to get to the bottom of your problems. Really like her friendliness & concern.
Aug 13, 2015
Please remember that ----- has Alzheimer's so his wife is answering this survey
Aug 13, 2015
With the nature of injury sustained, I was quite pleased to be seen by the doctor and have information that was quite useful and understandable.
Aug 6, 2015
*Dr. Patel did a wonderful job of listening to what I had to say and arranging the tests I needed.
Aug 6, 2015
Good.
Jul 14, 2015
Dr. Manisha Patel is excellent and I've recommended her several times and also the Geisinger system.
Jul 10, 2015
I got the impression Dr. Patel was afraid to touch me. My wife, who was present at the exam, even said afterward "She certainly did not do any poking or prodding!" I wonder if internal med doctors are more prone to diagnose via dialogue & tests? Dr Mainali, also, always has a list of additional tests she wants me to take but doesn't seem to realize my body is right in front of her.
Jul 9, 2015
I love Manisha Patel and wish there were more like her.
Jul 2, 2015
My PCP was unavailable. I saw Dr. Patel as a last resort for a recurring condition (bronchitis). I advised her of successful treatments that my PCP and I had discovered over the last several years and recommended she read previous reports. She prescribed different meds, including one that could not be taken through my PEG tube. The antibiotic was ineffective and I ended up in the ER the next day, then admitted for 3 days to Mt Nittany with pneumonia. I will never use Dr. Patel again.
May 30, 2015
Dr Patel was very quick with me and seemed disgusted by the fact that I had the rash all over my upper body, even though I had explained that it had spread from my neck to the whole body overnight. She did not examine my skin (poison ivy), didn't check my glands or throat even though I told her I felt congested and had a sore throat and cough, and wanted to prescribe me a high dose steroid at first, even though she was aware that I was 15 weeks pregnant. I explained that I did not feel comfortable taking a steroid of that strength in pregnancy. She then switched to a lower dose steroid which she said would not harm the baby in any way, but when I got to the pharmacy, the pharmacist refused to give me the medication because it is Pregnancy Class C and could pose a threat to my baby's health. I was not told ANY of that by Dr. Patel. I was very upset with the treatment I received by this doctor.