Dr. Shruti Patel was born in New Jersey and moved to South Carolina at the age of ten. She is a graduate from Brookland-Cayce High School. Dr. Patel went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from VCU School of Medicine. After graduation from dental school Dr. Patel practiced as an associtate in Wytheville, VA. In 2009, Dr. Patel decided to return to South Carolina and serve our soldiers at Fort Jackson. In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her husband and son.