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Dr. Kirti Patel Named Medical Director of The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center

Dr. Kirti Patel Named Medical Director of The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center

GILLETTE, WY – Dr. Kirti Patel has accepted the position of Medical Director of The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center. As Medical Director, Dr. Patel coordinates medical care for the residents at The Legacy, implements care policies, and has direct oversight of the quality of care provided. He is the admitting physician for The Legacy, and supervises Nurse Practitioners Julie Tippens, APRN, and Whitney Shawver, APRN.

An Internal Medicine specialist, Dr. Patel has practiced in Gillette since 1991. He received his initial medical training in India, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ.

“Dr. Patel has demonstrated his commitment to Campbell County Health and community through his leadership in Hospice, Public Health, Medical Staff leadership, and now at The Legacy,” said Jonni Belden, Vice President of Continuing Health Services. “I have worked with Dr. Patel for many years and have always been grateful for his professional competence and the care he demonstrates for his patients and coworkers.”

Dr. Patel will continue to see patients in his private practice of Internal Medicine, and serves as Campbell County Public Health Officer and Hospice Medical Director.