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About Practice

Double board-certified physician Hitesh Patel, MD, provides expert primary care services for people living and working in Brick, New Jersey, at his practice Premier Healthcare Associates, PC. Dr. Patel is a highly skilled and experienced internal medicine and obesity medicine specialist. 

Dr. Patel is conveniently located near Ocean Medical Center in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility. An electronic medical records system is used to maintain your private health records. Most prescriptions are sent out electronically. The practice delivers professional yet compassionate care for people suffering from a wide range of disorders, including thyroid disease, mental health disorders, heart disease, diabetes, and COPD. Dr. Patel also offers additional services, including physical examinations, medical weight loss management, and aesthetic treatments such as skin tightening with TempSure® Envi.

Dr. Patel went to Loyola University of Chicago in Illinois to complete an undergraduate degree with a double major in chemistry and biology. He was awarded the Loyola University Presidential Scholarship (a tuition merit scholarship), was a Pre-Medical Honor Society National Member, and on the Dean's List. Dr. Patel went on to study at Ross University School of Medicine, graduating in 2000. His areas of study included nephrology, urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, pulmonary disease, ICU (intensive care), surgery, and infectious diseases.

For his postgraduate training in internal medicine, Dr. Patel went to West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois, then St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center, part of New York Medical College in Queens, New York City. After completing his training, Dr. Patel worked as a staff physician and an attending teaching physician. He was also an occupational physician for Continental Airlines at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, before launching his private practice in 2006.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. He is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi as well as English. In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his family and pursuing his hobbies.     


Additional Services

  • Annual Physicals
  • Cardiac Testing, including EKG and Holter
  • Respiratory Testing, including Spirometry
  • Asthma Management
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Diabetes Management
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Cancer Screening
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Travel Medicine including traveler's diarrhea, malaria
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Routine Health Maintenance Exams
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Immunizations including flu vaccines, pneumonia, tetanus
  • Hospice Care
  • Sports and School Physicals
  • Pre-employment Drug Screening
  • Employment Physicals
  • Treatment of non-life threatening emergencies
  • School Physicals
  • Anemia
  • Obesity/Weight Loss
  • Osteoporosis
  • Insomnia
  • Rash
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Common Colds
  • Pneumonia
  • Pre-op Eval

Labs/Testing available in office

  • EKGs
  • Spirometry
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Hearing and Visual Screenings
  • Memory Testing
  • Breathing Treatments 
  • Holter Monitoring
  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Inbody 570 Body Composition Analysis


For your convenience, in the same office space we have OB/GYN services under Dr. Vanita Patel.

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Accepted Insurances

For your convenience, Premier Healthcare Associates accepts most major insurance plans. Click on “View full list of companies” to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. This list is not entirely inclusive of all the plans we accept. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office .

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Clover Health
Emblem Health
Employee Assistance Program
First Health
Geisinger Health Plan
Loyal American Life Insurance Company