Dr Patel or "Mittal" as he prefers to be called is a dual trained specialist in General Medicine and Allergy and Immunology.
He was born in India but grew up in a small town called Gweru in Zimbabwe where he completed his high school before moving to Adelaide to commence his medical degree.
Mittal's training has seen him work in multiple states throughout Australia, including clinical work in Alice Springs, Perth and now Melbourne where he has made his home.
He works part time at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and is soon to take up a small role at the Monash Medical Centre.
He enjoys travelling and plays social sport including tennis, golf and badminton.