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Dr. Patel obtained his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Emory University in Georgia. He then completed three years of Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from Cooper University Hospital (UMDNJ). Dr. Patel also completed an additional subspecialty training year in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (Interventional Gastroenterology) for complex endoscopic procedures at the University of Maryland in Baltimore in 2017. Dr. Patel has previously treated patients in the private practice setting in Northern Virginia and worked in the VA system, and brings a broad scope of knowledge and experience before joining Gastro Florida in 2019. He is a member of The American Gastroenterology Association, The American College of Gastroenterology, and The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is also board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). His wife and newborn son accompany Dr. Patel. His wife (a hematologist/oncologist) was raised in the Tampa Bay area, and her family still lives here, and they are very excited to get back together. Dr. Patel is an avid sports fan and now follows the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lightning, and Devil Rays. He also enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Procedures/Interests
General Gastroenterology
Gastroesophageal reflux treatment
Irritable bowel disease
Barrett’s screening and surveillance
Inflammatory bowel disease
Pancreaticobiliary disorders
Obesity and weight loss
Hemorrhoidal therapy with banding

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EDUCATION
Undergraduate: Penn State University, PA
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Internal Medicine Residency: Emory University, GA
Gastroenterology Residency: Cooper University Hospital, NJ
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, MD

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION
St. Anthony’s Hospital
Morton Plant Hospital
Mease Countryside Hospital
Mease Dunedin Hospital

SURGERY/ENDOSCOPY CENTER AFFILIATIONS
North Pinellas Surgery Center
BayCare Surgery Center – Trinity
St. Petersburg Endoscopy Center

PRIMARY OFFICE
33920 U.S. 19 North
Suite 124
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Phone: (727) 785-7654

OTHER OFFICES 
2044 Trinity Oaks Boulevard
Suite 120
New Port Richey, FL 34655
Phone: (727) 372-1001

12780 Race Track Road
Suite 405
Tampa, FL 33626
Phone: (813) 854-2531