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Dr. Patel was born in the mountains of Northeast, TN. She is a Tennessee girl through and through. She completed college at Vanderbilt University followed by medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center here in Memphis, TN. While in medical school, she was very involved in several community programs through the Student National Medical Association; now that she has returned to Memphis, she hopes to become involved in these activities once again. She ventured outside of Tennessee to complete her Internal Medicine training at the University of Alabama. She started her Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the West Clinic/University of Tennessee Health Science Center in July, 2012 and will complete this training in 2015. She is interested in doing research in secondary malignancies of childhood cancer survivors. In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, gardening, riding roller coasters, and spoiling her newly arrived niece rotten. She loves dogs, too! She takes immense pride and pleasure in helping her patient’s along their journey as they fight cancer.