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Rakesh C. Patel, MD

Primary Specialty:
Family Medicine
Education:
Undergraduate:
University Of Michigan : 1991
-B.S. Anthropology-Zoology

Medical Education:
Wayne State University School of Medicine : 1995

Residency:
Family Practice Residency Program : 1998
-Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center--Dearborn, Michigan

Board Certifications:
American Board of Family Practice : 1998, Recertified 2005,2012

Honors and Awards:
Chief Resident : 1997
-Family Practice Residency Program, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center

Specialties

Family Medicine

Background

My practice focus is in the prevention of Diabetes, Heart Attacks,and Stroke. I am also chief medical officer for Heart Fit For Duty (www.heartfitforduty.org), where we assess the first responder community for cardio-metabolic risk.

Memberships

American Academy of Family Practice
National Lipid Association
Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention