Dr. Patel received his B.S./M.D. and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He went on to pursue a fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. He then joined Digestive Care Consultants with a special interest in colon cancer detection/prevention and inflammatory bowel disease. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology. Dr. Patel and his wife raise their three children here in the South Bay.