Patient Care ● GI Research ● Endoscopic Expertise
Dr. Cheruvu joined Charlotte Gastro’s Matthews physician team in 2017. He brings six years of gastroenterology and hepatology experience from a practice outside of Charlotte.
Dr. Cheruvu feels that practicing medicine is truly an honor and a privilege. He’s humbled by the trust his patients instill in him and is pleased to be in a position to help. In addition to his interest in the physiology of the GI system, Dr. Cheruvu enjoys the opportunity this specialty offers by not only diagnosing diseases, but actually being able to intervene as well.
As an alumnus of UNC, Dr. Cheruvu is a big fan of the Tarheels. Outside of the office, he’s a member of a book club and enjoys running, playing golf, and spending time with his wife and their two daughters.
Dr. Patel joined the Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology physician team in January 2019. Prior to his move to Charlotte, Dr. Patel practiced with Ohio Gastroenterology Group in Columbus, Ohio.
He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), for which he serves on a national committee. He has authored numerous journal publications and presented at professional society meetings.
Dr. Patel comes from a military family and moved around the world as a child. After receiving his undergraduate Biomedical Engineering degree, he decided to teach high school math and chemistry. During residency, he was able to consult for McKinsey and Company and this experience grew his passion for quality improvement within the field of gastroenterology. With this, he strives for excellent care and the best outcomes for his patients.
Dr Patel’s wife, Dr. Dhwani Mehta is a practicing dermatologist. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, hiking, travel, cooking and sports; especially the NFL and Kentucky basketball.