Visitor Restrictions In Effect. Due to the significant increase in flu and other respiratory illnesses in the community, St. Joseph's/Candler has implemented our annual Flu and Respiratory Illness Restrictions effective Friday, Nov. 24. View all restrictions here.
Dr. Ruchi Patel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology, premed from Bowie State University in Maryland. She got her Doctor of Medicine from Xavier University School of Medicine in Aruba. Following that, Dr. Patel participated in research in multi-drug resistant bacterial infection in a healthcare setting at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland. Dr. Patel did a residency in family medicine at Memorial University Medical Center, where she was also chief administrative resident.