Rx2BFIT Founder, Dr. Bhavesh Patel, D.O. is an internal medicine physician with a life-long passion in medical fitness and wellness. He graduated from Baylor University for undergraduate studies and subsequently received his master's degree in biomedical sciences from Barry University. Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and later served active duty in the U.S. Army where he also completed his medical residency. While in the military he was a flight surgeon and practiced internal medicine caring for a large group of adult patients with a variety of chronic medical illnesses.
Dr. Patel has a strong interest in the science of exercise, nutrition, and weight-loss. He has been practicing internal medicine since 2003 and has seen first-hand the devastation of chronic disease. As a physician and health coach he really believes that appropriate consistent medically driven exercise and nutrition programs and coaching like Rx2BFIT combined with behavior and lifestyle changes can prevent, cure, and or better manage many chronic diseases and reduce subsequent complications. He is currently certified in exercise nutrition and is well connected with a team of health and fitness experts as a member of the IDEA Health and Fitness Association. Dr. Patel's goal for each person is to help create a personalized /customized prescription to be fit based on a client's medical conditions, physical restrictions, and personal goals by integrating proper nutrition, exercise, and behavior change. He adheres to the basic fundamentals of osteopathic medicine and has an open mind to alternative approaches to care.
Dr. Patel currently practices in San Diego, CA and has been previously named as one of San Diego’s ‘Top Docs’ by San Diego Magazine. He has also been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for chronic disease cardiovascular and diabetes care. He resides in the San Diego area and is an active member of the community.