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Duke University
Durham, NC; 1992-1996

Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC; 1996-2000

Internal Medicine
California-Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; 2000-2001


Duke University
Durham, NC; 2001-2004

Dr. Vikas Patel was born in Canada where he spent the first six years of his life. The remainder of his childhood was spent in the South including North Carolina, Georgia and Arkansas. He graduated from Duke University with honors (Magna Cum Laude) with a degree in Biology and Religion and a minor in Chemistry. He also attended medical school at Duke University. Dr. Patel did his internship in Internal Medicine in San Francisco and returned to Durham, NC to do his residency in Dermatology at Duke University. After completing residency, Dr. Patel practiced in Washington DC and its suburbs of Sterling, Virginia.

Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Other society memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the North Carolina Medical Society. 

In addition to his clinical work, this Raleigh dermatologist has published several articles in dermatology journals on various topics in dermatology.  He has presented at dermatology conferences and remains an active member in many local dermatology societies.

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