One of Louisiana's "Top Doctors" at APH

Dr. Jayendra K. Patel of the Allen Parish Hospital Psychiatric Recovery Unit was chosen as one of Louisiana's "Top Doctors" by Louisiana Life.


November 30, 2011
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Kinder, LA - Dr. Jayendra K. Patel has been named one of the Best Doctors in America® for 2011-2012. The prestigious recognition marks the third time that Dr. Patel has earned this honor.

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