Dr. Patel as born and raised in Gujarat, India. He graduated from Pramukh Swami Medical College in Gujarat at the age of twenty-three years. Dr. Patel came to the United States in 2004 and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles from 2006 through 2009. Although Dr. Patel likes all the branches of medicine his areas of clinical interest include critical care medicine, cardiovascular medicine and infectious disease. Dr. Patel likes to stay active by playing tennis, basketball and working out on a regular basis. Dr. Patel is also a wild life conservationalist and is working towards helping save Bengal tigers.