Source: NorthFulton.com

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Rural/Metro Ambulance names new medical director

September 17, 2013

Dr. Jigar Patel, emergency medicine physician at North Fulton Hospital, has been appointed Rural/Metro Ambulance medical director of the Georgia Division.
ROSWELL, Ga. Rural/Metro Ambulance has announced that Dr. Jigar B. Patel, emergency medicine physician at North Fulton Hospital, has also been appointed as its medical director of the Georgia Division.

Following medical school at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Patel completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern and Parkland Hospital. Patel has been an emergency medicine physician at North Fulton Hospital and a physician with Apollo MD since 2007.

"The challenge of providing great care to the wide variety of patients and conditions that I see has become my passion," said Patel. "I look forward to strengthening the bond between North Fulton Hospital and the EMS providers at Rural/Metro Ambulance so that patients will receive great care both in the field and in the hospital."

In his new role, Patel will be providing guidance and assistance for the first responders at Rural/Metro Ambulance in both north and south Fulton County.