Pragnesh Patel

Pragnesh Patel, MD
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patelDr. Patel first developed an interest in endocrinology while a graduate student at Boston University School of Medicine, where he completed his graduate thesis exploring the biochemical pathways that lead to abnormal insulin secretion in diabetics.  He chose to pursue a fellowship in endocrinology at the Charles Drew University School of Medicine (affiliated with UCLA) in Los Angeles where he engaged in academic and clinical endocrinology.  He is now double board certified in Internal Medicine and Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism.  He had been on staff at Kaiser Permanente in Riverside, California and was in private practice in Stony Brook, New York.  He joined Springhill Medical Group in July of 2011.  Dr. Patel has a clinical interest in diabetes as well as thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary and all other endocrine disorders.

Date of Birth : 1970

Education:

Undergraduate Education : University of California, Davis, CA  – Bachelors of Science – graduated May 1993

Postgraduate education:  Boston University School of Medicine – Master of Arts in Medical Sciences – graduated Sept, 1995

Medical School:  St George’s University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine – graduated May 1999

Clinical Training:

MCP -Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Drexel Unviversity College of Medicine Philadelphia, PA
Intern and Residency , Department of Medicine –   July 1999 to June 2002

Charles Drew University – UCLA School of Medicine , LA, CA
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine – July 2003 to June 2005

Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine – August 2002
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Board Certification – October 2005

Hospital Staff affiliations:

Sutter Delta Medical Center
John Muir Medical Center – Concord campus – application in process

Age Limit :  16 years and older

Dr Patel’s practice is open to new patients. For insurance plans that require a referral,  appointments will be made upon referral from the Primary care physician.

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