- College of Health Sciences, Doctor of Medicine
Kunthavai S. “Dr. V” Patel has many years of experience in internal medicine and family health care in this area. Dr. Patel received her medical degree from the University of Sokoto’s College of Health Sciences in Nigeria in 1986. She completed an internship at Sokoto University Teaching Hospital and served as a medical officer in both Nigeria and Guyana. She completed residency training at LaGuardia Hospital in Forest Hills, N.Y., in 1993.
She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
She says she chose health care because she likes working with people and was always good at science in school, “So it seemed like the obvious career choice.”
Her hobbies include reading, walking, watching movies and traveling to new places.
Favorite quote: Just do your best and God will do the rest.