Dr. Patel co-founded MyDoc and is responsible for business strategy and execution. He is also currently a Managing Director of Saena Partners, a Singapore-based investment company. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President at Chandler Corporation, a multi-billion dollar investment fund based in Singapore. In his role, he founded and led the investment team responsible for investing in healthcare businesses in South and Southeast Asia. His responsibilities included leading the on-the-ground incubation and early growth of a regional healthcare chain, as well as serving on the boards of several early-stage healthcare and education businesses throughout the region.
Prior to moving to Singapore in 2008, Dr. Patel practised law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP in New York. He received an MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and a JD from Columbia Law School. Upon graduation, he served as a Clinical Fellow at the Harvard Medical School, and was offered a Fullbright scholarship to study the differences between the Singaporean and US healthcare systems. Dr. Patel was a featured speaker at the 2011 Milken Global Conference and is a member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows.