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Upen J. Patel

  • Sacramento, California
  • Upen J. Patel, DDS, MAGD

Born and raised in London and Wimbledon, England, Dr. Patel moved to the United States after high school and was the first person in his family to attend college. “My parents worked 24/7, 365 days of the year, to send me to the best schools in the world while taking full student loans so that I could have the opportunity to become a health-care provider.”