Dr. Patel completed his residency at Wright State University in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics where he was selected as Chief Resident. His experience as an Internal Medicine physician has included hospitalist medicine, senior care, and chronic care management. Dr. Patel is chair of the department of Medicine at Riverside Community Hospital, one of the largest full-service acute care facilities in the Inland Empire and surrounding communities. He also co-founded one of the largest hospitalist groups in Riverside County, and serves as core faculty for the family medicine residency program at Riverside Community Hospital.
Dr. Patel holds membership in several local and state-wide medical organizations, including serving as a Delegate for the California Medical Association. He remains active in the medical and local communities through his involvement on various Boards, including serving on the Medical Executive Committee for both Riverside and Parkview Community Hospitals.
Regarding his work, Dr. Patel says, “Every patient and their family are different, with their own unique needs. To be the best doctor for my patients, I must first know the person, before I can treat the body.”
In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys basketball, cooking, maps, learning about new cultures, and spending time with his wife and kids.
First generation Vietnamese American, proud father, and husband to a registered dietician who is passionate about preventative care, holistic medicine, and service. Experienced with diverse population of varying socioeconomic classes. Completed 10+ weeks of 2 different emergency medicine rotation.
Chapman University | Jan 2022 – Jan 2023
American Medical Response | Feb 2019 – Dec 2020