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Introducing Dr. Ishita Prakash Patel

Posted on October 12, 2022

Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology is excited to welcome Dr. Ishita Prakash Patel to our team of experts in endocrinology.

Dr. Patel specializes in the treatment of diabetes (type 1 and 2) and metabolic thyroid diseases. She also enjoys treating cases of most other general endocrinopathies, such as osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, PCOS, pituitary and adrenal pathology. Dr. Patel is passionate about her work because of the link to other organ systems. “I feel that when addressing much of endocrine pathology, I am able to strive to improve overall health – rather than just one specific problem,” Dr. Patel explains.

Dr. Patel was born and raised in the Philadelphia area and still has family in the Philadelphia/NYC region. She completed her undergraduate degree at Pennsylvania State University before spending a year in Washington, D.C. teaching enrichment programs for children and adults through work at AmeriCorps. The following year, she came back to Philadelphia to attend Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Patel completed both her Internal Medicine training and Endocrinology fellowship at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

When asked why she chose to join Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology, Dr. Patel said “for its excellent reputation in the community, and my interest in joining a group with physician leadership. I am excited to move to [the] Austin metro area and be able participate in its rapidly growing, diverse culture. It feels to me like the melting pot of the South.”

Outside of the office, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, music, dance, cooking and trying new foods.  She also has two young and energetic children, who keep life exciting and busy! 

To make an appointment with Dr. Patel, please call Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology at (512) 458-8400 or request an appointment online.

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