Dr. Patel earned his Doctorate of Medicine from University of Wales College of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York Infirmary-Beekman Downtown Hospital and his senior residence at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He then completed his fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Patel is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care and sleep medicine. He is also the Medical Director of the WellStar Sleep Program.