Maya Patel Md
Dr. Maya Patel - Balancing Career with Community
About Maya Patel Md
Maya Patel, M.D., of Sugar Land, Texas, directs the medical program at Preventive Medicine Institute, where she began working in 2000. Before moving to the Houston area to advance her training, she earned her medical degree from The University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio in 1994. From 1994 to 1998, Maya Patel, M.D., completed residencies in internal medicine and pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and affiliated regional medical facilities.
At the Preventive Medicine Institute, Maya Patel, M.D., primarily treats obesity and other lifestyle-related diseases. She and her colleagues offer holistic treatment approaches that successfully prevent complications related to hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes. In developing effective obesity treatment solutions, Dr. Maya Patel focuses on healthy weight maintenance through portion control and regular exercise. She and her team advise patients to integrate healthy decision-making into their everyday lives, from taking the stairs instead of the elevator to avoiding restaurants that sell value-sized meals.
During her free time, Dr. Maya Patel enjoys playing tennis and traveling nationally and internationally. She also donates her time and resources to the Houston-based India educational movement Pratham USA.