“Dr. Rucheet Patel is a physician clearly destined to be in pediatrics. He is playful and engaging with patients and their parents, while also being very thoughtful and attentive. He is passionate about providing good and friendly care to his patients and bonds very easily with them. Very easy to trust and like, he is an exceptional character and a great physician to have as a colleague”.- Dr Ajayi.

He is happily married and loves to travel in his free time. Dr. Patel is fluent in English, Gujarati, and has a working knowledge in Spanish.

MD: St. George’s University in Grenada (2010) Residency: University at Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, NY (2013) Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA (2016)

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Pulmonology American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics

Patel, R., Adisa O., and Fitzpatrick AM. Decline of Lung function in Children with Sickle Cell Disease is Not Associated with Restrictive Defects. Annals of the America Thoracic Society. March 2017, Vol. 14, No. 3: 475-477.

Hospital Affiliations Florida Hospital for Children Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Professional Memberships
Member, American Thoracic Society Member, American College of Chest Physicians

Chronic cough, Mild to Severe Asthma, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Lung Disease, Childhood Interstitial Lung disease, Chronic Respiratory Failure, Allergic Rhinitis, Sleep Apnea, Bronchoscopy, and Pulmonary Function Testing.