AMIT PATEL, MD was born in New Jersey and grew up in Goldsboro, North Carolina – Home of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. He is a Wayne Country Day Alumnus and completed his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He attended Saba University School of Medicine which is located on a tropical volcanic Dutch island and the highest scenic point in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency Training at East Carolina University, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident and Assistant Professor of Medicine. He then worked as a Hospitalist for Vidant Medical Center (formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital) in Greenville, North Carolina before returning back to fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Work history also includes being a consultant with Doctors Making Housecalls and also for Rex Hospital – as a Hospitalist.
He is married to Jeetal Amin Patel, PharmD, who is from the “City of Roses” (Portland, Oregon) and they currently live in Raleigh, NC.
Recreationally, he enjoys the outdoors, scuba diving, sports, nature and fitness.
He enjoys teaching and advocates patient education. “Having a condition is one thing…but understanding how it works…makes living life much easier!”
Bhakti Paul, MD, MPH was born in India where she finished her medical school training. She came to the United States in 2001 to pursue a Master’s in Public Health and Clinical Nutrition at University of North Carolin at Chapel Hill to become proficient in offering dietary prescriptions to her patients. She then completed her Internal Medicine Residency Training at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, where she also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. She then returned back to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism following which she worked as an Endocrine consultant at the Kernodle Clinic, Duke Private Diagnostic Clinic while also serving as a Medical Director for the Lifestyle Center with Cone Health in Alamance County.
She joined North Raleigh Endocrinology in 2019. She primarily sees patients with type 2 diabetes. She strongly believes that type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease that is best managed with a lifestyle intervention and uses a patient centric approach in helping her patients become their own diabetic experts.