Dr Geetika Madan Patel, is a dedicated educationalist, a highly passionate doctor, whose selfless and social centric nature has allowed her to make groundbreaking contributions to the scope of healthcare, and to the overall welfare of the society. Her commitment towards nurturing the young minds of India, has been made evident by her role and contributions as the sitting Medical Director and Member of Board of Governance at Parul University. Before joining the fields of Academic and Medical administration, Dr. Geetika Patel completed her MBBS and MD in Community Medicine with a Gold Medal from the illustrious Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Her passion for medicine and her desire to push forward the global agenda for Universal healthcare in India, has allowed her to play a pivotal role in the establishment of numerous medical institutions & hospitals under Parul University. As the head of one of the notable multispeciality & superspeciality hospitals in Vadodara, Parul Sevashram Hospital and other medical & paramedical institutions, Dr. Geetika has put together a team of uniquely dedicated and highly motivated doctors and paramedics who have been catering for the overall health needs of the people. Her countless efforts have also been instrumental in expanding the health care campaigns of the Parul Arogra Seva Mandal Trust, beyond the boundaries of Gujarat State to the various States across the country.
She holds a strong belief in the power of research for development, as a major drive behind any form of academic progression, and this belief has been manifested into a living reality, through an endless number of intramural and extramural research projects which have been conducted by the students and faculties of the University, along with an ever increasing number of grants and fellowships. Amongst her various roles in the University’s administration, she is also the Head of the Centre of Research for Development Department. Throughout her tenure, she has been driving Parul University’s clinical research and public health research departments, along with the Institutional Ethics Committee for research. Dr. Geetika Patel firmly believes in the empowerment of women, and in recognition of her efforts in uplifting women across social and professional spheres, she stands as a recipient of the Women Eminence Award, in the Health category by Mantavya News. Her commitment to the field of healthcare in both service and academia has also resulted in her being granted the Medical Excellence Award by IBC. She has taken various social initiatives resulting in the establishment of the Social Responsive Cell at Parul University which works in an array of social welfare campaigns including the fields of health, education and women development. Her contribution to the District, State and National healthcare, also resulted in her being awarded the Icons award in healthcare by Times of India. The untimely efforts of Dr. Geetika Patel, has resulted in novelty not only in research, but the nature and form of originality developed by every student who passes through her hands and guidance.