Dr Patel was born and raised in Maryland. He had an early interest in the sciences and math. He was involved in numerous extracurricular activities including the Math Team, Quiz Bowl, and It's Academic! He enjoyed numerous sports including basketball and football. He played numerous intramural sports throughout high school, college, and medical school. Dr Patel followed in the footsteps of his brother in the pursuit of a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland. He then went on to graduate with numerous high honors and distinction from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2005, he obtained a coveted urology residency position at the prestigious Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Urology. He was selected to become a chief resident and finished with advanced training in robotics, laparoscopic surgery, and endourology. Dr Patel continued his vision of excellent patient care in starting the Advanced Urology Institute of Georgia. As the name implies, his vision is to provide the latest, cutting edge care to patients. Dr Patel is known in the community for his down to earth spirit, personable nature, and philanthropy. He has an outstanding reputation amongst his colleagues and has been voted as Gwinnett county's top urologist.