As a general internist, Dr. Patel brings nearly 25 years of experience to the Bellflower/Artesia office of Pioneer Medical Group. Dr. Patel is committed to providing the patients he serves with quality care in an atmosphere that is caring and supportive.
When not seeing patients, Dr. Patel enjoys participating in medical research. He has taken part in several studies and his work has been published in a peer review journal. He frequently participates in clinical trials, especially in the areas of migraine headaches and peripheral artery disease. He has held a number of leadership positions with medical groups and hospitals including directorships and committee chairman roles. In the past he has also supervised the teaching program at PIH Health Hospital.
Dr. Patel attended medical school in India and completed his medical training in the United States at Lutheran Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Before deciding to focus on internal medicine, he trained in surgery for 2 years.
When not working with patients, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Together, they participate in a number of activities, including bicycling and basketball. He also enjoys golfing and has won several fundraising golf tournaments.