Dr. Patel attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and earned a degree in chemical and biomedical engineering. He then attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.
He continued his medical training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois where he completed his residency in diagnostic radiology. During residency, he completed his mini-fellowships in body, chest, and PET/CT. He also spent time at the Susan G. Komen Breast Center, a leading center for women’s health.