Dr. Rishi Patel is fellowship trained rheumatologist with experience diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal diseases and systemic autoimmune conditions that affect the joints, muscles, and bones.
After receiving his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Patel completed his internal medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital/Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, NJ. He completed his rheumatology fellowship at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, part of Northwell Health/Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University in Great Neck, NY. He is board certified in internal medicine.
In an academic setting, Dr. Patel was a teaching associate in the Department of Medicine at Northwell Health/Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University, where he taught medical students and residents rotating on the rheumatology elective.
Fluent in English and Gujarati and conversant in Hindi and Spanish, Dr. Patel is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the American College of Physicians. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, biking, and skiing.