Dr. Patel grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he attended UT-Chattanooga and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. He attended medical school at UT Health Science Center in Memphis, then completed an AP/CP residency at UT Medical Center in Knoxville. He moved to Little Rock after residency to complete a hematopathology fellowship at UAMS.
Dr. Patel’s professional interests include hematopathology (especially B- and T-cell lymphoproliferative disorders), surgical pathology (especially soft tissue and genitourinary pathology), and resident education/development. His personal interests include exercise/sports, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends. He also enjoys playing with his dog (Lexa) and two cats (Pika and Espy).