Nirav Patel, MD
Fellowship-trained Pediatric Dermatologist
Dr. Patel was born and raised in the Valley and takes great pride in being a native Phoenician. He attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix Campus. He subsequently completed his dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, where he served as chief resident. After residency, Dr. Patel completed a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following his fellowship, Dr. Patel stayed on as part of the faculty at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, caring for both adults and children from all over the country and the world. He also spent extensive time teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.
He has been fortunate enough to publish research in major dermatology journals, write textbook chapters, and present his work at national conferences. Additionally, he worked on several innovation projects, some through Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation, to improve dermatology practice for both the physician and patient. Before returning to the Valley, Dr. Patel also spent time in Chicago and Portland, working for Kaiser Permanente. Ultimately, he knew he wanted to return home and serve the community where he grew up.
Dr. Patel specializes in medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and cutaneous oncology. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages and regards himself as a dermatologist for the whole family. He loves making lasting relationships with his patients and providing the most comprehensive care possible.
In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his wife, running, rooting for the Suns (GO SUNS!), hiking, cooking, and exploring the unknown through travel both in the U.S. and around the world.