We are excited to welcome Raj Patel, MD to Akron Dermatology! An Akron native, Dr. Patel is happy to be returning to Northeast Ohio. He obtained his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree specializing in Health Economics from Emory University and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Dr. Patel completed his Dermatology Residency at Geisinger Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident and received The O. Fred Miller Golden Curette Award for caring for each patient with equanimity, compassion, and kindness. Dr. Patel is experienced in treating a wide array of adult and pediatric dermatologic concerns including medical dermatology, the early detection of skin cancers utilizing dermoscopy, cosmetic and laser treatments, and dermatologic
His unique background in health economics affords him the ability to navigate our complex healthcare system in a patient-centered and cost-conscious manner. He is an avid Cleveland sports fan and enjoys spending his free time hiking, biking, visiting his favorite local eateries, and traveling the world.