Leader in Medicine

Parag Patel


The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Parag Patelas “Best in Medicine.” Amassing an impressive 18 years working in the healthcare industry, Dr. Patel is well known for his commitment to his role as a Medical Provider.

Having always wanted to make a difference in other people’s lives, Dr. Parag Patel studied for his B.S. in Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University and graduated with honors. Following this, he went on to medical school to attain his M.D. at St. George’s University and graduated in 2000. Dr. Patel completed his Residency at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University in Family Medicine.

Dr. Patel has been fulfilling his current role as a Medical Provider at Elmwood and Tabernacle Family Physicians for the past fifteen years. Elmwood and Tabernacle Family Physicians are private group practices dedicated to providing personalized and comprehensive family medical care of the highest quality. The highly professional team treat a range of patients including both chronic and acute illnesses for adults, teenagers, children, infant, expectant mothers and elderly people.

Dr. Patel’s expertise is in Family Medicine and on a day-to-day basis he deals with patients that have diabetes and weight loss issues. His caring personality and professional manner was noticed by others when he was awarded with the title of The Most Compassionate Doctor in 2015. Dr. Patel has made his mark already on the health industry with his successes and he attributes his achievements to his passion for wanting to make positive changes in healthcare. The esteemed doctor’s personal achievements include his family, his exceptional education and having opened a private practice with his friends.
To ensure he is continuing to expand his learning and understanding, Dr. Patel is a member of two renowned professional organizations; the American Medical Association and the American Board of Family Physicians. Additionally, Dr. Patel is an active member of the non profit organization, Asian Indian Professionals.

Looking into the future, Dr. Patel wants to keep encouraging other health professional to continue their private practices. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and traveling to new places.

Family Physician at Elmwood Family Physicians

  • The goal at Elmwood Family Physicians is to provide all possible preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic care for each of our patients.

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