Dr.Patel was born and brought up in western state of India called Gujarat, in the city of Ahmedabad. He did his medical school at one of the premier institution B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad that was founded in 1879.
He graduated from medical school in 2008 and came to United States to pursue further training. He did his Internal Medicine Residency at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, graduating in 2013. His interest in Endocrinology was kindled by a group of exceptional mentors at the Division of Endocrinology At University of Tennessee. Pursuing his interest in hormones and intricate functioning of the human biology, he completed a clinical endocrinology fellowship at the prestigious University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015.
Dr.Patel moved to Tampa Bay area right after graduating from fellowship in 2015 and worked at an Endocrinology private practice in Brandon, Florida till August 2018.
With his passion to provide individualized care for his patients and incorporating nutrition as a cornerstone of his treatment strategy, Dr.Patel set up Center for Preventive Endocrinology and Nutrition in fall of 2018.
He is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and participates in maintenance of certification program. He spends a significant chunk of time to keep updated with latest in nutrition research along with attending international conferences on nutrition every year. He is also Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry.
He is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Endocrine Society, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Florida Medical Association. He gives talks at local Churches on different aspects of Endocrinology from time to time and also is part of community health fairs taking place periodically.
He walks the talk with pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle himself and inspires his family, friends and patients to do the same.
In his free time, he likes to read, enjoy playing his keyboard, gardening and spending time with his family.