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Hetal Patel, DO

Hetal Patel, DODr. Hetal Patel is board certified in family medicine and joined Capital Health in 2020 as a hospitalist providing general medical care for inpatients. Before joining Capital Health, she was a teaching attending and hospitalist at Bayonne Medical Center in Bayonne, New Jersey, providing instruction for medical students and residents there and also at Christ Hospital in Jersey City, New Jersey. Dr. Patel is also an assistant professor at Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Patel grew up in Virginia but now resides in Kendall Park, New Jersey. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, exploring different cultures, and gardening.

Education

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • UMDNJ Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences
  • College of William and Mary, Bachelor of Science

Residency

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Osteopathic Medicine, Christ Hospital, Family Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Honors and Awards

  • President Elect, New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
  • Delegate, AOA House of Delegates
  • Chair of New Physicians in Practice, New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
  • Faculty Appreciation Award
  • Chief Resident, UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Christ Hospital, Family Medicine
  • Member, The National Scholars Honor Society
  • Member, Psi Chi Honor Society

Professional Interests

  • Ethics
  • Healthcare Policy
  • Medical Education
  • Patient Education