Meet the Doctors
Dr. Krina Patel
Dr. Krina Patel grew up near Valdosta, GA. She graduated high school early at the age of 16! She then attended Valdosta State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry.. After finishing her undergraduate education, she attended Midwestern University in Chicago where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree.
Dr. Patel is educated in comprehensive dentistry and during her clinical rotations she was able to broaden her pediatric knowledge. She currently works primarily at our children’s office, SRD on 5th. She is fluent is 3 languages, including English, Hindi, and Gujurati. She also has a fondness for coffee and loves a friendly competition. She loves her work, and always volunteers for the on call shifts, but during her free time, she likes working out, reading, and traveling!
Dr. Marikit Magkalas
Dr. Marikit Magkalas, known by her patients as “Dr. Kit” was born and raised in Manila,Philippines. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from Centro Escolar University in 2008. She practiced pediatric dentistry in the Philippines for 7 years before moving to the United States. In order to practice dentistry in the U.S. she received her second Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2020.
In her spare time she likes to cook, but also loves to try new restaurants on the weekends. She loves to travel whenever possible, especially on holidays. She also has a beloved cat named Mrs. Meowgi, who she says is basically like a daughter to her.