Yogeshkumar Patel, MD

Dr. Yogi Patel is highly respected and is the only pediatric and adult gastroenterologist in West Texas. He has been a gastroenterologist since 2001, and made Abilene his hometown in 2003. He was nominated Physician of the Quarter by Hendrick Medical Center in 2009. Dr. Patel is able to treat patients of all ages, as early as newborn. Dr. Yogi Patel prides himself on maintaining patient integrity and care and is often seen going out of his way to check on patients in the hospital. Dr. Patel attended medical school at Surat Gujarat India and completed his residency in medicine and pediatrics at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey. Following his residency, Dr. Patel completed his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his fellowship in adult gastroenterology at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, IL.

Medical Society Memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American Society of Gastroenterology
  • Texas Medical Associates
  • Taylor County Medical Society


  • Hendrick Medical Center
  • Abilene Regional Medical Center.


  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux
  • Barrett’s Esophagitis (Radio-Frequency Ablation)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Prevention
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis C
  • IBS
  • Laser Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Liver Disease
  • Non-Surgical Weight Loss Treatment with Gastric Balloon Therapy
  • Polyp Removal
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy/ERCP