BayCare Medical Group Welcomes Dr. Richa K. Patel

October 14, 2020
Dr. Richa Patel

TAMPA, Fla. (October 14, 2020) – Richa K. Patel M.D., has joined BayCare Medical Group at the BayCare HealthHub, 2470 Bloomingdale, Ave., Suite 123, Valrico. She is board certified in internal medicine and obesity medicine with a specialty in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Patel is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital-South in Riverview and is accepting new patients age 18 and older.

Dr. Patel is an accomplished author and contributed numerous articles to peer-reviewed publications such as the International Journal of Clinical Practice and Current Diabetes Reports.

Her special interest within endocrinology centers on obesity medicine and management of its metabolic complications.

Prior to Dr. Patel’s interest in endocrinology, she practiced as a primary care physician in southern Florida. 

Dr. Patel is a member of the Obesity Medical Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Endocrine Society, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Indian Medical Association

She earned her Doctor of Medicine from the Pramukhswami Medical College at Sardar Patel University in Karamsad, India. She continued her medical education by completing an internal medicine residency at New York Medical College/Wykoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Patel completed a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Missouri-Columbia in Columbia, Missouri. 

Her office phone number is (813) 586-8530. Dr. Patel accepts most major insurance plans. 

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