Dr. Reena R. Patel
Dr. Reena R. Patel is Double Board Certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine, specializing in both western and eastern (Ayurvedic) medicine.
Dr. Patel predominately grew up in Southern California. She did her undergraduate school at UCLA, majoring in Biology. Due to her love of travel and knowing that she always wanted to do Family Medicine, she graduated early from UCLA and attended medical school at St George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, allowing her to travel and learn international medicine. She finally completed her training by attending residency in Family Medicine at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, CA, where she was Chief Resident as well as awarded “Resident of the Year” recognized by the nursing and office staff. During residency, she participated in an annual medical camp in Corona, CA, providing free medical services to the community as well as doing international medical work in Ecuador. Dr. Patel continues to work at Glendale Adventist Family Medicine Residency, as a Clinical Preceptor, teaching and working with medical students and residents in training.
In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to travel and learn about new cultures as well as reading fictional books when she has time, more often its audiobooks. She also enjoys dancing, practicing transcendental meditation, spin, and kempo karate, in which she received her black belt.
The Caster: LA’s Top 10 Family Practitioners 2017
Pasadena’s Magazine Top Doctors 2017
Pasadena’s Magazine Top Doctors 2016
Southern California Rising Stars 2015
Southern California Rising Stars 2014
Southern California Rising Stars 2013