Pediatrician joins Geisinger clinic

LEWISTOWN — Dr. Bijal Patel, a board-certified pediatrician by the American Board of Pediatrics has joined the staff at Geisinger Lewistown Clinic. Patel provides routine care as well as the treatment of common illnesses and injuries to pediatric patients.

Patel earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica in 2015 and completed her pediatrics residency at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick in 2018. She was also the academic chief resident at the at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.

She is a professional member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.