Dr. Deepak Patel practices Family and Sports Medicine at Yorkville Primary Care and Sports Medicine in Yorkville, IL and is the Medical Director for Rush Copley Sports Medicine in Aurora, IL. He is also Director of Sports Medicine for Rush Copley Family Medicine Residency and Assistant Professor at Rush Medical College in Chicago. He has authored, mentored, and served as section editor for several publications and textbooks on sports medicine topics. Dr. Patel has been honored with multiple teaching awards and speaking invitations. He has presented on sports medicine topics at the annual AAFP Scientific Assembly (now FMX) and numerous other CME events at national and regional levels. He served as chair of the 2019 AAFP Musculoskeletal and Sports Care conference. With his passion for teaching and his combination of family and sports medicine experience, s uniquely able to deliver effective presentations to a primary care audience.