Dr. Joykumar Patel is a hepatologist practicing in Oklahoma City, OK. Dr. Patel specializes in the study of body parts such as the liver, the biliary tree, the gallbladder and the pancreas. Hepatologists manage disorders in these areas and are specifically known for treating viral hepatitis. Patients who have received liver transplants also follow up with hepatologists after their procedure.
Education and Training
D.Y. Patil Medical College 2003
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Liver Cancer
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
Dr. Joykumar Girishbhai Patel M.D.'s Practice location
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