Dhruvan N. Patel, MD, FCCP, a Gastroenterologist with Mercy Gastroenterology at Darby


Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Dhruvan N. Patel, who serves patients in Darby, Pennsylvania.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Jan 6, 2023 ( – A prominent gastroenterologist, Dr. Patel is affiliated with Mercy Gastroenterology at Darby, caring for patients experiencing diverse digestive disorders affecting the colon, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder. He is one of the only handful of physicians in the country who treats hemorrhoids with the latest non-invasive modality, called Hemorrhoid Energy Therapy. He also specializes in Obesity Medicine and Bariatric endoscopy. 

He can be found on staff at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and currently serving as a secretary of the medical executive committee at the hospital. As for his academic appointments, he serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Drexel University College of Medicine & the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has published 27 peer-reviewed manuscripts and more than 80 research posters at national and international conferences in the field of Gastroenterology.

Originally from India, Dr. Patel received his medical education at Baroda Medical College, before relocating to the United States, where he completed his residency in internal medicine at Mercy Catholic Medical Center and served as Chief Resident in 2017. Finally, he completed his gastroenterology fellowship at an ivy league university and one of the most prestigious hospitals in the nation, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2020.

Dr. Patel is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). In addition to this, he is board-certified in obesity medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine, a 501 nonprofit, self-appointed physician-evaluation organization that certifies physicians practicing obesity medicine.

As an expert in his field, he was awarded “2021 Pennsylvania’s Top 40 Physicians Under 40” by the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Because of his contribution to the field of Gastroenterology, he was recognized as a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (FCCP), the nation’s oldest college for physicians founded in 1776.  

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