Mukesh Patel is a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant with a combined 16 years of experience in general and plastic surgery, internal medicine, pain management, occupational medicine, orthopedic and now ear, nose & throat and neurosurgery. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Bakersfield and received his bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in chemistry. After graduating, he worked in pain management and oncology to get an insight on cancer treatments. He continued to volunteer in underserved clinics and homeless shelters in Bakersfield.
He completed his physician assistant training at the University of California, Davis in 2003, before returning to his hometown of Bakersfield to practice medicine. He is very active in his community as former president of the India Association of San Joaquin Valley for 2 terms. He has deep roots in Bakersfield and is committed to empowering and educating patients about their health in his community.