Dr. Mihir PatelHometown: Augusta, GA

Undergraduate: University of Georgia; Athens, GA

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia; Augusta, GA

Why I Chose UAB: I chose UAB because the people here, both residents and faculty, are committed not only to the field of orthopaedics but to each other. The sense of community within the program provides an unparalleled environment in which we can help and learn from our patients.

This support system, coupled with extensive operative autonomy and patient-care responsibility, ensures the highest level of training.

Medical Areas of Interests: Arthroplasty, Trauma, Hand

Research: Publications on PubMed

Interests/Hobbies: College football (Go Dawgs!), Hiking, Cooking, Traveling, Watching Movies