Our Doctors

Bhavesh Patel, M.D.

Dr. Bhavesh Patel completed his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN. He received training in General, Child and Adolescent psychiatry, Addiction psychiatry and Geriatrics psychiatry. Dr. Patel also elected as the Chief Resident, Psychiatry, at the University of Tennessee.Dr. Patel is ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certified and board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Patel has practice as psychiatrist in Tennessee before Joining South Georgia Community in 2005. He worked at South Georgia Medical Center, Greenleaf Center,Satilla Regional Medical Center / Mayo and Currently Practicing as a Psychiatrist in Valdosta at South Georgia Psychiatrist and Counseling Center.


Nitin Patel, M.D.

Dr. Nitin Patel is a founding member of South Geogia Psychiatric and Counseling Center and has been practicing psychiatry inSouth Georgia since 1993. Dr. Patel completed psychiatric residency in 1990 at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital in Baltimore Maryland, a top ten psychiatric hospital for the past twenty years according to U.S. News and the  Wolrd Report. Dr. Patel also completed a fellowship in Psychiatry and Law (Forensic psychiatry) at University of Florida in 1991.Prior to coming to USA , Dr. Patel completed psychiatric residency in England at University of Liverpool in 1988. Dr. Patel is board certified in General  Psychiatry in USA (1993) as well as in United Kingdom (1987). Dr. Patel is board certified in Forensic Psychiatry (1994) and in Addiction Psychiatry (1997).Dr. Patel served as the medical director of Behavioral Health services of South Georgia from November 1995 until July 2013.Dr. Patel has been on the medical staff at Greenleaf center since 1993 where he has admitting privileges and is the medical director.Dr. Patel has extensive experience in treatment of all psychiatric and substance use disorders affecting children, adolescents, adults and elderly people. Dr Patel specializes in the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety, panic, obsessive and compulsive disorders  as well as attention deficit disorder(ADD).