Dr. Shilpan Patel Shilpan M. Patel, Shilpan M. Patel,

Shilpan M. Patel, MD

Specializing in Hospital Medicine

Affiliation: Owensboro Health

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Commitment Statement

“The most important thing to me is building trust with my patients. I want them to know I’m invested in their health because it encourages them to invest in themselves,” he said.


Dr. Shilpan M. Patel, board certified in both family and obesity medicine, is a provider who brings a passion for building relationships and healing the sick. Dr. Patel specializes in treating obesity and related disorders for surgical weight loss patients and for patients who prefer to lose weight without surgical intervention.

Dr. Patel comes to Owensboro Health from Ashland, Kentucky, where he provided inpatient medical care to rural communities as a hospitalist. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, drawing, woodworking and being with his two dogs.

Education & Training


  • University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Board Certified

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine