Sonal V. Patel, MMS, PA-C
Sonal was born in Chicago, raised in Schaumburg, Illinois, and attended James B.Conant High School. She received her undergraduate degree with Honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Medical Technology. She then went on to complete a Master of Medical Science degree (MMS) in Physician Assistant Studies at Cornell University Medical School’s Surgically Focused Physician Assistant Program in New York City. Sonal has been a Physician Assistant since 2002 and started her career in surgery, doing cardiothoracic and vascular surgery for the majority of her career and neurosurgery for over 10 years. She also worked at a mesotherapy clinic, learning techniques in weight and cellulite reduction. Sonal has a very strong interest in surgical, medical, and aesthetic dermatology.
She joined Schaumburg Dermatology in 2016, but prior to this, she had been a patient at the clinic for many years. She considers herself fortunate to have had an excellent doctor, mentor, and leader in Dr. Prashant Singri. She is also delighted to be able to serve in the community in which she grew up.
Sonal’s medical interests include acne, warts, eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer treatment, and surgical procedures.
She also enjoys travel, fitness, yoga, meditation, and spending time with her big Indian family, especially her two daughters. Sonal is fluent in speaking Gujarati and speaks conversational Hindi and Spanish.