Dr. Rikinkumar Patel got his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degree from Gujarat University, India, in 2011 and then got ECFMG certified with M.D. degree from USA in 2016. He completed his Master's of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Arcadia University, USA in 2018. From 2011 to 2015, Dr. Patel worked at Mental Illness Treatment and Rehabilitation (MITR) as a Chief Medical Officer. From 2017, he has been working as Clinical Extern in the department of Psychiatry at Northwell Zucker Hillside Hospital, New York. Dr. Patel serves as research investigator and data analyst for some projects of Allegheny Health Network (USA) and Beacon Health System (USA). He is currently servings as reviewer for Curues Journal of Medicine. Dr. Patel is currently member of several scientific societies including the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, Mental Health First AID, USA and Medical Council of India. Dr. Patel won his award- Texas Tech University Health Science Centerís Regional Deanís Publication Award for the best clinical research paper in 2017.
Dr.Rikinkumar Patel's research focuses on psychiatric illnesses, with particular emphasis on mood disorders and child/adolescent psychiatry.