Dr. Vipul Patel (aka Vip) is a native of Jersey City, NJ and a graduate of St. Peter’s Preparatory High School. He majored in biology as a student at SUNY Stony Brook. He then continued his dental education at New York University College of Dentistry, where he graduated in 1996. After dental school, Dr. Patel participated in a residency program at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn.
He opened his own practice in 1997 in Ridgewood, NJ. The following year, he became an associate dentist in Warwick, NY. He fell in love with the community and purchased the practice in 2001, and Warwick Valley Dental came to life.
To this day, Dr. Patel is a firm believer in the value of continuing education. It is something he emphasizes for his own professional development and for his team. To him, the excitement of learning is what separates youth from old age. As long as he is learning, he’s not getting old!
Dr. Patel is an active member of multiple professional dental organizations:
- The Academy of General Dentistry
- The Ninth District Dental Society
- The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
- The Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation
He also has attained fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Patel and his wife, Lori, live in Oakland, NJ with their three children. Outside of the office, he enjoys cooking, reading, and watching sports.