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Patel, Avani K., MD, MHA
Program: Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Year: PGY II
Hometown: Columbia, MS
Undergrad School: Mississippi College
Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Why did you choose UMMC?: I chose UMMC because Mississippi is my home. You will get the most incredible clinical training as we have very sick patients. You can see the impact you make on the community. And obviously, I love the people here!
Career Interest
Child and adolescent psychiatry, healthcare administration, organized medicine, PR and media/marketing.

Traveling, beauty & fashion, car enthusiast, photography, writing, and outdoor activities.

What you like to do in free time?
Spending time with friends & family.