Dr. Jalpa Patel was born in London, England. She moved to the United States with her family in 2002. After completing her senior year of high school, Dr. Patel attended Purdue University for her undergraduate studies, and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science with a minor in Psychology. Following this, Dr. Patel worked at a podiatric practice where her passion for the profession began. She pursued her love for podiatry by obtaining a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. She then began her Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency training at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. During her three year residency program, Dr. Patel received training in primary podiatric care, wound care & diabetic limb salvage, biomechanics, pediatrics and forefoot & rearfoot reconstructive surgery. She also served as chief resident of the program during her third year.
Dr. Patel is the newest member of Advanced Foot Care, joining the practice in August of 2015. She is the primary physician at the Dalton location. Dr. Patel is a newlywed and also new to the Chattanooga area. In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys cooking, watching movies, and spending time with her friends & family.