Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?
I found diseases of the hepatobiliary system, pancreas and digestive tract to be extremely interesting. The field has many facets and provided me with the opportunity to be involved in both clinical care as well as endoscopic procedures.
Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?
Hepatopancreatiocobiliary disease (Advanced endoscopy including EUS, ERCP), Reflux and Barrett’s Esophagus and colorectal cancer screening.
Where did you study?
Undergrad: Trinity University in San Antonio, Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Residency: Baylor University Medical Center, Fellowship: Cook County Hospital of Chicago, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center.
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
Movies, traveling, shopping, sports and cars.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Voted in D Magazine as “Best Doctor in Dallas.”
Do you fluently speak any other languages in addition to English?
ServicesRikin Patel provides gastroenterology services in Irving, TX. A Gastroenterologist is a physician of internal medicine who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases of the digestive system. A gastroenterologist is concerned with the normal function of the digestive system; making sure that it is working properly to dispose of bodily waste.
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