Meet Our CEO

Dr. Vipul (Vic) Patel

Degree(s) Earned: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Alma Mater(s): Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science

Graduation Year: 2006

Hometown: Lancaster, SC

Location: Executive Team

Vic was born in India. He moved to Lancaster, SC during his adolescence and quickly developed a passion for family business. He believes that helping people can be profitable to both the customer as well as the business, which led him to become a pharmacist in Charlotte, NC.

Vic attended the College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and received his degree in pharmacy. Upon graduating, Vic gained invaluable experience as the Pharmacy Manager at Wal-Mart Pharmacy.

Determined to provide his community with the absolute best patient care, Vic founded Carolina Pharmacy in 2008. Vic is the Chief Executive Officer of the Carolina Pharmacy Group in South and North Carolina and oversees all operations of the company.

When he is not working, Vic enjoys going out to new restaurants with his wife and friends, attending concerts in the city, and is a Carolina Panther season ticket holder.

Why did you become a pharmacist?

It’s in my nature to be hospitable and caring. I wanted to pursue a profession that would allow me to be compassionate and help others.

What interests do you have that you do in your spare time?

Spending time with family and friends, visiting new restaurants, and travelling

Favorite Musician/Group

Hootie & the Blowfish and Notorious BIG

Do you have a favourite sports team?

Carolina Panthers

What is your favourite food?


What is the country you most want to visit?

Japan & Norway

What is your favorite place to have travelled to?


Brief info about your family?

Married to my childhood sweetheart Pina since 2006

What is one interesting fact about you?

Born in India and moved to the US when I was 8 years old

If you had to choose a celebrity to play you in a documentary about your life, who would it be, and why?

Robert De Niro, because he is a versatile actor who could pull off being as cool and chill as me.

Favorite Thing About Carolina Pharmacy?

Providing a well-rounded service to patients that makes them feel cared for and cared about.

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