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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Rupesh Vakil is a pulmonary and critical care physician in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple facilities in the area, including Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital. He is one of five intensivists who oversees the medical and cardiovascular intensive care units and the intermediate care unit at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital. Dr. Vakil manages patients with different types of lung disease and takes care of the critically ill. He is trained in procedures such as bronchoscopy, endotracheal intubation, central venous catheter placement, tube thoracostomy, arterial line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis and paracentesis. He has recently become the medical director of the pulmonary line at Brookhollow Heights Transitional Care Center and Woodridge Nursing and Rehabilitation. He received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. He completed his internal medicine residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He then went on to complete a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care. Dr. Vakil has published several case reports and has presented at national conferences including Chest. In his spare time, Dr. Vakil enjoys traveling, exercising, listening to music, playing sports and spending time with his family. He speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Gujarati and Hindi.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Vakil is very easy to talk to. This was my first time seeing a pulmonologist and it was a very easy going appointment.
I really appreciated how thorough Dr. Vakil was. He was very informative and made me feel comfortable.
First thing is, if you are coming to see Dr Vakil, you will pay for parking. He is young, proffesional ok bedside manners. I may look for another dr, If don't find anyone better I would come back to Dr Vakil.
Really liked this doctor. I have a complex myriad of different symptoms and he was able to quickly get a handle on what to focus on. He also seemed curious about learning about a rare condition I may have. Major win in my book! Great value, insight, professionalism, respectful communication and all around time well spent!
Dr. Vakil was excellent. He listened to my problems, handled my problem the way I had hoped, and just came across well. He has no accent at all, and was just likable. I highly recommend!
Dr Vakil and the office staff were very nice and helpful. The day I was there they saw more than average number of people and I was last causing me to wait over an hour. The staff was nice and apologetic about it so I went back for another visit later that was great.
This is for my Spouse Manoj Availability of doctor Doctor is sure to respond or available to you on phone in-cases were you have doubts or clarifications. Consultation Timely Kind and polite Helps with alternatives (In our case Dr wrote a separate general script for lab tests so that other labs can also do the tests).