Bhaktasharan "Buck" Patel, MD

Gastroenterology located in Colorado Springs, CO & Salida, CO

About Dr. Buck Patel

Bhaktasharan “Buck” Patel, MD, founded Peak Gastroenterology Associates in 1996 and, as president, has overseen the expansion of the organization to include six practice locations throughout Colorado including Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, Salida, Denver, Woodland Park, and Parker. In his work with his patients, Dr. Patel brings his pleasant and happy disposition as well as his reputation as an expert clinician to deliver top-level care. 

Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Patel attended medical school at Baroda Medical College in Gujarat, India. He then moved on to complete a residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, followed by a fellowship at the prestigious University of Southern California in Los Angeles. 

Dr. Patel is an expert in many areas of gastroenterology and is widely regarded for having an extremely low complication rate with his patients as well as a high polyp detection rate. He is the former medical director for Colorado Springs Health Partners surgical center and has earned numerous awards and distinguished positions throughout his career, including a Certificate of Merit from Ministry of Education in India, as well as serving as a member of the Advisory Committee for Schering Corporation for alpha interferon. Dr. Patel currently chairs the GI department of the Memorial Hospitals, University of Colorado Health, in Colorado Springs.

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Bhaktasharan “Buck” Patel, MD, founded Peak Gastroenterology Associates in 1996 and, as president, has overseen the expansion of the organization to include six practice locations throughout Colorado including Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, Salida, Denver, Woodland Park, and Parker. In his work with his patients, Dr. Patel brings his pleasant and happy disposition as well as his reputation as an expert clinician to deliver top-level care. 

Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Patel attended medical school at Baroda Medical College in Gujarat, India. He then moved on to complete a residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, followed by a fellowship at the prestigious University of Southern California in Los Angeles. 

Dr. Patel is an expert in many areas of gastroenterology and is widely regarded for having an extremely low complication rate with his patients as well as a high polyp detection rate. He is the former medical director for Colorado Springs Health Partners surgical center and has earned numerous awards and distinguished positions throughout his career, including a Certificate of Merit from Ministry of Education in India, as well as serving as a member of the Advisory Committee for Schering Corporation for alpha interferon. Dr. Patel currently chairs the GI department of the Memorial Hospitals, University of Colorado Health, in Colorado Springs.


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