Dr. Patel was born in Kenya. He has resided in the United States since 1983 and in Jacksonville/Orange Park since 1986. He received his DDS Degree in 1975 from the University of Bombay (India). In 1982 he received an M.D.Sc. (Master of Dental Science) Degree in Operative and Prosthetic Dentistry (Crowns, Bridges and Dentures) from University of Sydney, Australia. Since then, he has continued his education and taken a wide variety of courses from several universities and organizations including Implant Dentistry and Periodontics. He is a member of several professional organizations.
Dr. Patel’s employment history encompasses Internship and Residency program at Kenyatta national Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, where he was a Senior Dental Officer and later in charge of the unit. Other positions he has held include research Associate at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland, and Assistant Professor at the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. He has been in private practice in the Jacksonville area since June 1986.