Dr Patel has set up the clinic Deus Health to improve the treatment of chronic illness. He practices a Lifestyle First approach. The aim is to treat the causes of illness, and not just mask the symptoms.
Dr Patel has 10 years of experience working as an NHS doctor. He is a General Practitioner (Member of Royal College of General Practitioners, MRCGP) and Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician (British Society of Lifestyle Medicine Diploma). He has additional training which includes Functional Medicine (AFMCP by the Institute of Functional Medicine), Genetic Testing (DNAlife), Diploma of Child Health (by Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health) and Motivational Interviewing.
What to expect:
A new patient appointment is £90 for 90 minutes. Dr Patel has found that these longer appointments are necessary to understand the patient as an individual, and to develop a partnership between the patient and the doctor. The purpose of the consultation is to help a patient understand how their diet, exercise, sleep and stress patterns contribute to their health. Dr Patel says “It’s easy to know what to do, but it’s hard to do it!”. He works with his patients using Health Coaching by motivational interviewing. This is a research-proven method to help patients achieve lasting behaviour change. His clinic can organise the tests that are usually available to GPs , and functional medicine testing which includes tests for genetics, microbiome and metabolic pathways.
Dr Patel takes a hands-on approach to the running of his clinic. He is available by email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 07883883601 (email preferred). He encourages patients to book a free 10-minute call initially to ensure that the clinic is right for their needs.