Dr. Sarit Patel is Named President of Hartford County Medical Association Board of Directors
Starling Physicians is proud to share that the Hartford County Medical Association (HCMA) recently announced Sarit M. Patel, MD as President of their Board of Directors. For the past 11 years, Dr. Patel has been providing high quality medical care to those in the local community as an Oculoplastic Surgeon at Starling Physicians Eye Center (Formerly Grove Hill Medical Center) in New Britain and Springfield, where he also serves as the Chairman of their Board of Directors.
“The Hartford County Medical Association is such a critical resource to doctors in the area that helps us provide the highest quality of care to our patients,” said Sarit M. Patel, MD. “I am honored to serve on their Board of Directors and look forward to contributing my expertise to the positive impact HCMA has already had on the medical profession.”
Dr. Patel is a board certified physician in Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as a published author of several respected pieces of research related to field of Ophthalmology. Over the years Dr. Patel has served as professor and guest lecturer at universities throughout the country. He is also a National Merit Scholarship recipient and was awarded the Marvin Quickert Thesis Award in 2005.
The Hartford County Medical Association is a professional association representing physicians from every medical specialty and practice setting as well as medical students, interns and residents. For more than 215 years, HCMA has been at the forefront of current medicine, ensuring that its members are represented in the areas of public policy, government relations and community relations. Through its advocacy efforts in both Hartford County and with the statewide Connecticut State Medical Society, physician leaders and staff strive toward a common goal–that doctors might spend more time treating patients and less time worrying about the challenges of managing a practice.
Dr. Patel was awarded a combined BA-MD degree from Lehigh University and the Medical College of Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude. He then went on to complete an internship in General Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, a residency in Ophthalmology at NYU Medical Center, two separate fellowship programs at the University of Wisconsin and West Virginia University, and most recently received a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.