Photo of Dr. Riddhi PatelDr. Patel was born in Chicago and spent her childhood in the southwest suburbs. She attended the Illinois Math and Science Academy, and went on to do her undergraduate work at the University of Ilinois at Urbana Champaign, where she majored in Cell and Molecular Biology and graduated summa cum laude with a bronze tablet honor.

Dr. Patel returned to Chicago to attend medical school at the University of Chicago’s Prtizker School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Honor Society .Throughout her undergraduate and medical school time, she was involved in many community outreach projects, both local and abroad, as well as basic science research.

She completed her residency training in Otolaryngology at the University of Chicago. She was very busy clinically and surgically, participating in more than 2000 cases, and stayed involved with research projects and teaching opportunities. She was fortunate to train with experts in the field to gain proficiency in the latest techniques.

Dr. Patel lives in the western suburbs with her husband and daughter. She enjoys cooking, running and traveling. She is looking forward to serving her patients and providing them with the best possible care.

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