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Krishan Patel

VP Recruiting


Krishan is a member of the Texas McCombs class of 2020. In addition to his role as VP of Recruiting for Venture Fellows, he is VP of Internal Affairs for Healthcare Innovation Fellows and a member of the McCombs Ambassador Committee. Krishan is a recipient of the Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Scholarship.

Krishan is a dentist and healthcare entrepreneur with eight years of experience in the healthcare industry. His experiences range from providing dental services for a variety of dental organizations to owning and operating a dental practice in Austin, TX. In 2014, he acquired a struggling dental practice and led the transformation of this practice into a growing, profitable company. In 2018, he successfully exited the company in order to pursue an MBA education.

Originally from Kalamazoo, MI, Krishan was in an accelerated, six-year dental program at the University of Detroit Mercy, where he earned a BS in Biology and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. Krishan is a licensed dentist in Texas.

Pre-McCombs Career: Entrepreneur and Dentist

Venture Fellows Spring 2019 Internship: LivWell Ventures