Madhav Patel, MD

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McRae, Georgia

Where did you attend college/university?
Georgia Southern University

Where did you attend medical school?
University of Medicine and Health Sciences - Saint Kitts

Where did you train for residency?
Virginia Tech Carilion Internal Medicine

What are your career goals?
I am interested in out patient Geriatrics to help older adults age in place and stay active in their community. I also would like to continue teaching medical students and residents.

About the Duke Geriatrics Fellowship Program

What were you looking for in a fellowship program?
Was looking for a Geriatrics program that would expose me to different ways to practice geriatrics. A program with friendly approachable staff that would help me realize my future goals.

What are the strengths of the Duke Program?
The staff is very friendly and approachable. The program director meets with us regularly to see how we are going and to help with our career goals. There are 6 current fellows that help each other out and hang out together outside of work.

About Life in Durham

What is the best thing about living in Durham and the Triangle?
Access to restaurants and activities without the hustle and bustle of the city

What are your interests outside of medicine?
I enjoy photography, watching basketball, and eating new foods.