Raised in New Jersey, Dr. Patel was a salutatorian in high school and graduated cum lade from New York University. He then went to medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, luckily getting to experience Caribbean life. After, he completed residency in Internal Medicine at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. He was also a chief resident in his program. Subsequently, he completed fellowship at Cooper University Hospital as well. Dr. Patel is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is trained and certified in upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP, video capsule endoscopy, manometry.
Dr. Patel has many interests outside of medicine. He is an avid traveler. He has traveled to 20+ countries and is eager to add to his list. He has a passion for fitness. He loves sports, from football to basketball to baseball to soccer. Discovering new music, keeping up with current affairs, honing his trivia skills, and meeting new people are other big interests of Dr. Patel. Above all of these interests, Dr. Patel is passionate about being direct, kind and empathetic with his patients and colleagues. Seeing others happy with his service is what really drives him.