Dr. Patel’s Education and Training

Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Patel obtained his medical degree in 2006 from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Thereafter, he completed his residency training in Internal Medicine in 2009. He then furthered his training by completing a fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine in 2012, both at Mt. Sinai Morningside and West in New York City. Dr. Patel has earned his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in Florida.


Contributions to His Fields

Throughout his impressive career, Dr. Patel has made it a priority to contribute to the fields of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and Graduate Medical Education. For example, he spearheaded the establishment of the ACGME-accredited Pulmonary & Critical Care fellowship training program at Naples Community Hospital in 2022 and served as it’s inaugural Program Director. He had also served as teaching faculty for the Internal Medicine residency at NCH since 2016. Additionally, Dr. Patel has been involved in the development of several training and research protocols and has published numerous papers in several academic journals.  He served on the Zero-Harm Task Force for NCH as well as the NPG Quality Committee. In 2023, Dr. Patel was a nominee for the Naples Community Hospital Physician of the Year.

Innovation, Leadership, and Patient-Centric Care

As an active member of the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society, Dr. Patel has stayed at the forefront of Pulmonary and Critical Care in Naples, FL, bringing the latest knowledge and techniques to patient care. It’s important to Dr. Patel to consistently provide his patients with the most modern and advanced available treatments to ensure the most effective possible results. When it comes to his practice at Meliora Healthcare, Dr. Patel believes in promoting the health and positive well-being of his patients while simultaneously aligning with their goals.

He feels privileged to be in a position to make a difference in the lives of patients every day, and he consistently goes above and beyond to provide personalized guidance and care to every individual he treats.

When he isn’t practicing medicine, Dr. Patel loves spending time with his family. He also enjoys getting out on the water for a relaxing day of boating and fishing.

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Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • Affiliated with NCH Healthcare System and Physicians Regional Medical Center
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Schedule Your Appointment With Dr. Vishal Patel Today

Dr. Patel is passionate about developing meaningful relationships with his patients and helping them improve their overall health and quality of life. If you’d like to Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Patel and begin your journey toward a healthier life, just give us a call at Meliora Healthcare today.

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