We are excited to welcome Dr Pooja Patel to our team at Family Doctors. Pooja grew up in Bhuj, India and began as a dentist in India, then transitioned to healthcare administration in the USA in 2009. Eventually pursuing medical studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2013, becoming a General Practitioner near Seattle, USA, in 2017. As a family physician she enjoys providing care for all ages including acute and chronic disease management, addiction and preventative care. Her medical interests lie in geriatrics, palliative care and women’s health. In 2023, seeking adventure, Pooja moved to NZ with her family. She is fluent in Hindi, English and Gujarati. Beyond medicine, she enjoys reading, music and cherishes family time with her husband and their two young boys – Neil and Vik. Pooja is now accepting new enrolments.