Meet Dr. Patel

6-1-2015 8-33-07 PM_05351Dr. Patel is a Lecanto High School graduate, raised in Citrus County.  He completed both his undergraduate and Dental degrees at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  After a residency at Columbia University, Dr. Patel returned to Florida where he earned a PhD from the University of Florida.  He continued at UF and completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training where he was Chief Resident in 2013.  He joined Dr. Brockett at Citrus OFS in 2014.

Dr. Patel is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.  His professional organization memberships include the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons,  the American Dental Association.  He has also earned Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS) certification.

 Dr. Patel has been invited to speak internationally on a variety of scientific topics and has been published in numerous journals.  He has extensive training in dental implants and facial reconstruction and is one of the few surgeons in the state with experience in placing  Zygomaticus Implants.

 As a Citrus County native, Dr. Patel is thrilled to have returned home and to give back to our community.  He volunteers his time with several community events as well as lending his expertise to  local high school students as an academic mentor and Science Fair judge. He is on the board of the Citrus County Education Foundation.   In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, exercising and spending time with family and friends.

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