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Sagar Patel, MD

4.8 out of 5 (140 Ratings)



About Sagar Patel

Dr. Patel is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, and earned his medical degree from the University of Debrecen Medical Health and Science Center in Debrecen, Hungary.

Dr. Patel previously served as a hospitalist at Southcoast. He completed his residencies in preliminary general surgery and in internal medicine at SUNY University of Buffalo, followed by his fellowship in nephrology at SUNY Stony Brook University Medical Center, both in New York.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians, and American Medical Association. He has ACLS and BLS certification from the American Heart Association.

His clinical interests are: slowing progress of chronic kidney disease, hypertension management, and kidney stones.

Dr. Patel enjoys spending time fishing and camping. He also enjoys playing the guitar.


Sagar practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Nephrology

208 Mill Road Pod E
Fairhaven, MA 02719

P: 508-973-2219

Get Directions 41.6545118 -70.88430519999997

Insurances Accepted

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Patient Comments (31)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Dr. Patel is knowledgeable and understanding. He explains well, and listens carefully. The staff are polite and helpful.

  • Mr. Patel is always very concerned with my my health, he's wonderful, he talks to me, and I couldn't ask for anything better. Thank you.

  • I prefer in-person office visits, but also acknowledge the need for increased safety during the COVID-19 epidemic. Doctor Patel is the best!

  • Great,friendly and timely patient experience

  • Dr. Patel is the greatest!!!!

  • First time I met Dr. Patel. He was wonderful, educated me on my condition thoroughly, very kind, caring and respectful

  • Perfect response. Prompt caring and makes you feel like a person

  • Dr. Patel was very helpful in the way he addressed my problem. I will always be grateful for the help he gave me last year,

  • Doctor Patel was very professional and he listened to my questions and concerns. He went above and beyond. I wish we have more doctors like him.

  • Due to Covid 19 a face to face appointment was not done., however the telephone appointment was done and went otherwise exactly like an office visit. I was satisfied. I wasn't rushed. I got to ask questions and report my current condition. My doctor took the time to explain health information to me and explain instructions for my care. Days prior to this appointment I was called and the phone appointment was explained to me.

  • Dr Patel is my Encourager-in-Chief!His indepth knowledge of my medical history, and his comments about my progress through this history, is phenomenal.

  • My dr is great.

  • Dr. Patel was punctual and gave thorough information, answering all my questions. He was able to explain my condition in good plain language. No issues with any other staff I had contact with.


  • Dr. Patel. It's very pleasant and you know. very forth with on information and telling me about my illness and different things that are going on and he took the time and very patient and he'll took the time to be Interested in concerned about my me and I really appreciate that and I felt he did an excellent job.

  • This is his wife. I would definitely rate Dr. Patel a 10. He explains things to you. He'll even show you the computer with the numbers that you want to know. I think he's one of your best doctors. Thank you.

  • I love Dr Sagar Patel. He is overall, totally awesome. The staff are friendly and attentive.No problems. :)

  • I was seen promptly. My info and vitals were taken promptly and efficiently and Dr. Patel came into the room shortly. He was very informative about my health issue and arranged for treatment of my health issue. I left his office knowing I had made a good choice in seeing him.

  • Dr. Patel is kind and caring, answers all of my questions thoroughly, and asks my thoughts in regards to my plan of care. I have been a patient of Dr. Patel's for quite some time now, and, am happy to have found such a wonderful provider.The office staff are also very respectful and helpful.

  • Dr. Sagar Patel and my Primary Care Physician, Dr. Holly Alexandre are both great!

  • I found my experience quite satisfactory. I think the from the receptionist to Dr. Patel treat me with respect and courtesy and understanding I would definitely refer anyone I know to this doctor. I have no complaints whatsoever. I feel extremely fortunate to have Dr. Patel as my doctor. And I and also [Name] who's the receptionist and make the calls or respond to my questions and they do it quickly. I rate them another 10 I rate them 11. Okay, and that can't say anything more about it. Thank you for listening to me.

  • Dr Patel & his staff are an absolute joy to visit. He is first class & I feel fortunate & blessed to have him as my Nephrologist

  • Dr. Patel was very very good with me and I would recommend him to anybody who has a kidney problem. Good evening.

  • Dr. Patel is very caring and always puts his patients’ best interests first. His expertise and guidance has improved my condition more than I could have hoped.

  • Dr. Patel is the best.

  • The check in and Dr Patel’s office and Dr. Patel are the best, they greet you with a smile every time, they are courteous friendly, and Dr. Patel is one of my favorites he is attentive, friendly, understanding & informative and he makes you feel like he is listening, which he is ?? I love my SouthCoast Family

  • I can’t say enough about the courtesy and competence of Dr. Patel and his staff. I give them a 10+.

  • Dr. Sagar Patel is one of the finest Doctors I have ever visited. He is extremely knowledgeable and, even more importantly, a wonderful and caring person. I have several major health concerns and have seen many medical professionals throughout the course of my life. Dr Patel shines at the very top!!!

  • Friendly caring courteous informative!!

  • This was my first visit with Dr. Patel. He was very polite, patient and thorough. He clearly explained the stages of kidney disease, the causes and my personal kidney situation. He answered my questions regarding medications and diet. He also set up lab work to get a clearer picture of exactly where I stand.[Name], the "Medtech", who greeted me, took my vital signs and confirmed my history was also very polite and competent.

  • Listened and showed concern for my condition.

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