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Gaurang Patel, MD


A hospitalist is a provider who specializes in caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Hospitalists work closely with your primary care provider and frequently inform him or her of your condition.

When you require hospitalization, your provider or an Emergency Department physician will coordinate your admission with a hospitalist. The hospitalists are on site 24 hours a day and work closely with all hospital staff to coordinate your care.

Gaurang Patel, MD is part of our Health First hospitalist team. He received his medical degree from BJ Medical College in Ahmedabad, India. He completed his residency at NSLIJ Forest Hills Hospital in NY.

Most recently, Dr. Patel worked with Springfield Clinic, LLP in Springfield, IL as a Hospitalist in the Department of Hospital Medicine with privileges at Memorial Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital.

Dr. Patel is fluent in English and Gujarati, Hindi. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Gujarat Medical Council, Ahmedabad and the New England Journal of Medicine.

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

BJ Medical College
Ahmedabad, India


North Shore LIJ Forest Hills Hospital
Forest Hills, NY