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Rita Patel, MD

Internal Medicine located in Columbia, SC & West Columbia, SC


Rita Patel, MD, brings more than two decades of experience in preventive, general, and internal medicine to Lagniappe Medical Clinic, serving patients at the West Columbia, South Carolina, location. 

Dr. Patel received her medical degree from the South Carolina University School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina in 1994. After graduation, Dr. Patel remained in Columbia and accepted an internal medicine residency at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. During her residency, Dr. Patel also spent time at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina. 

After residency training, Dr. Patel entered private practice, specializing in internal medicine. Dr. Patel loves spending one-on-one time with her patients, and her commitment to high-quality care shows. In fact, Dr. Patel is a proud recipient of the Rural Health Practice of the Year Award.

When Dr. Patel isn’t working with patients, you can find her cooking, traveling, or watching a good movie. She welcomes any man or woman seeking primary or internal care in the West Columbia area to Lagniappe Medical Clinic.

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