Rakesh Patel, DO, is a highly-skilled, board-certified endocrinologist at the Endocrine and Psychiatry Center in Katy and Houston, Texas. Dr. Patel loves to care for patients, especially those with complicated cases.
Dr. Patel graduated from Houston Baptist University in Texas with his bachelor’s in biology and mathematics. He later studied osteopathic medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and continued to his internship and residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Patel remained there for his fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.
Patients come to Dr. Patel for a variety of reasons due to his exceptional reputation. He has found success in caring for Type 1 and 2 Diabetes patients, patients with non-specific symptoms of weight gain and fatigue, and other endocrinological conditions to help them get their lives back on track. The reason he gets these challenging conditions under control is that he takes the time to listen to each and every patient. Dr. Patel truly believes in the quote: “If you listen to your patient long enough, they will tell you what is wrong.” He loves solving complex mysteries.
Dr. Patel has been practicing medicine since 2003 and is the proud owner and founder of the Endocrine and Psychiatry Center. His staff is renowned for their caring demeanor, and the office boasts a family atmosphere.
Dr. Patel loves technology, developing medical recordkeeping software in the past and currently developing applications for better patient care at a reduced cost. When not at the office, Dr. Patel loves to spend time with his three kids. He loves photography and travel. You may even catch some of his photographs on the office’s walls. Dr. Patel is a proud Texan football fan who enjoys watching movies – but not playing golf. Dr. Patel loves sarcasm and humor, so if you are looking for a serious, boring endocrinologist, please do not see Dr. Patel.