Dr. Patten received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1980 from Vanderbilt University where he majored in Biomedical Engineering, followed by an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in 1982. He received his Medical Degree from Emory University School of Medicine in 1984 and further obtained a Master of Fine Arts from Queens University of Charlotte and a Master of Theology Studies degree at Emory University.
Dr. Patten completed his internship at Georgetown University/D.C. General Hospital. He was a senior resident at Meharry Medical College and served as chief resident at Alvin C. York, VAMCM in Tennessee. He received his Board Certification in Internal Medicine in 1989, Geriatrics in 1998 and Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2012. Dr. Patten has over 30 years of experience in primary care and urgent care.
Dr. Patten’s professional society memberships include 100 Black Men of Atlanta, American Medical Association, National Medical Association, American College of Physicians, International Society of Poets, Georgia State Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Who’s Who in Black America.
In his spare time, Dr. Patten enjoys hunting, fishing, a good book, writing, traveling and life.
Arpan Patel, M.D.
Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida where he majored in Biology, with a minor in Education. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine located in Portsmouth, Dominica, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Patel then returned to Florida to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center. During residency he served as Junior Faculty for University Of Central Florida and in his last year he served as the chief resident.
He is a member of the American Medical Association and American College of Physicians. He most recently worked as an internal medicine hospitalist and decided to switch to primary care to fulfill his goal to practice preventative medicine.
His special medical interests include hypertension, Diabetes, heart disease and preventative care. He speaks fluent Hindi and Gujarati. He is currently accepting new patients.
When not practicing medicine, you can find Dr. Patel on a cruise to one of his many favorite destinations including Alaska, Caribbean and Europe.