Dr. Chirag Patel

Chirag Patel

Name: Dr. Chirag Patel

Degree(s) Earned: PharmD , MBA

Alma Mater(s): Ferris State University

Graduation Year: 2009

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Position: Chief Operating Officer, Brand Ambassador

Location: Carolina Pharmacy Group

Dr. Chirag Patel

PharmD, MBA – Chief Operating Officer, Brand Ambassador – Carolina Pharmacy Group (Owner)

Chirag (Chi) was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. After graduating from Pharmacy School in Michigan (Ferris State University), Chi moved to Texas working for Walgreens Pharmacy. Chi amassed countless hours of experience running the busiest and most difficult 24-hour pharmacies in the country. Looking for a change and return to the East Coast, Chi moved to Charlotte, where he met Vic and formed the Carolina Pharmacy Group. In less than 10 years, with a mission to focus exclusively on the health of the patient, Chi has helped the Carolina Pharmacy Group to grow to 6 pharmacies. Chi is the Chief Operating Officer, Head of Marketing and HR, and Brand Ambassador. In his spare time, Chi spends all of his time with his son and wife. They enjoy travelling and spending time outdoors. Chi is a huge Liverpool Football Club and Toronto sports fan.

Why did you become a pharmacist?
“Because they are trusted professionals in every community and have a direct ability to help patients achieve positive health outcomes.”
What interests do you have that you do in your spare time?
“Watching and attending sporting events, spending time with my wife and children, travelling, and trying new restaurants.”
Favourite sports teams?
“Toronto Raptors, Maple Leafs, and Blue Jays, Carolina Panthers, Liverpool FC.”
Favourite food?
“Pizza and Sushi.”
Country you most want to visit?
Favourite place to travel to?
“London, England and Toronto, Canada.”
Brief info about your family?
“My wife and I are both from Toronto, and have been married since 2015. We have 2 beautiful babies who take up 99% of our time.”
Interesting fact about you?
“Everybody in my family was born in a different country and continent.”
If you had to choose a celebrity to play you in a documentary about your life, who would it be, and why?
“Brad Pitt, because we are splitting images of one another.”