Ankit Patel, MD

2201 Glenwood Ave.
Joliet, Illinois 60435

Ankit M. Patel, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT)

ENT Surgical Consultants

2201 Glenwood Ave.
Joliet, Illinois 60435
Fax: (815) 725-1248

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About Me

Dr. Ankit Patel is a board-certified otolaryngologist with special interest in nasal & sinus disease. He has dedicated his career to providing compassionate care to patients with nasal, allergy, and sinus problems. Dr. Patel has authored numerous medical publications and textbook chapters on sinus disease, and regularly lectures at national ENT meetings regarding sinus care. He is dedicated to providing innovative care for his sinus patients. He has expertise in advanced non-surgical management for nasal & sinus disease, as well as minimally invasive surgical sinus management, nasal polypectomy, endoscopic skull base surgery, minimally invasive tumor resection, and endoscopic cerebrospinal fluid leak repair.

  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Spanish
  • Medical School University of Michigan Medical School
  • Residency University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary - Chicago
  • Fellowship Stanford University Hospital - Stanford University School of Medicine, California
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet
Medical Interests
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Skin Tests
  • Allergy Testing & Treatment
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Audio Testing
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • C T
  • Children
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coblation
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Ear Infection Treatment
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Problems
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Hearing Aid
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Problems
  • Image-Guided Surgery
  • In Office Balloon Sinuplasty
  • In Office CT Scans, Sinus
  • In Office Sinus Procedures
  • In-office Procedures
  • Intratympanic Steroid Injection
  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Cautery
  • Nasal Disorders
  • Nasal Endoscopy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Problems
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasal Valve Repair
  • On-Site Audiology Services
  • Otolaryngology
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Care
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pillar Implant
  • Pillar Palatoplasty
  • Propel Implant Placement
  • Radiofrequency Reduction of Turbinates
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinuplasty
  • Sinus
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinus Problems
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Surgery
  • Snoring
  • Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Allergies
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy for Allergies
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsils
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulectomy
  • Uvulopalatoplasty
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
Office Number(815) 725-1191

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Insurance Types Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Bronze
  • Blue Cross Gold
  • Blue Cross Silver
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Great-West Life PPO
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • Tricare PPO
  • Unicare Health Link
  • Workmans Comp
Our Story

Our Story

AMITA Health is a faith based health system created by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible. We are a new health system that integrates our founding organizations' nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. 

Clinical Research

Clinical Research

AMITA Health is committed to advancing medicine through clinical research. Clinical research trials are a way to test the safety and effectiveness of new ideas and procedures in an ethical, controlled environment. Many of the current medical treatments available today were developed in a clinical research trial.



AMITA Health offers a full range of services for you and your family. From acute care and obstetrics to cardiac and emergency care, we're committed to providing quality care that is open, inclusive and compassionate, delivered with dignity and empathy for all.