Alpana Patel

Vice President of Clinical Services

Alpana Patel

Alpana joined the Presbyterian Homes leadership team as Vice President of Clinical Services in October 2018. She brings a wealth of experience, and as a QAPI certified professional and her licensed nursing home administrator and registered nurse background, Alpana is an exceptional addition to the team.  

Prior to joining Presbyterian Homes, Alpana made significant contributions at Franciscan Ministries at Addolorata Villa in Wheeling where she enhanced the quality of care and resident/family satisfaction and employee satisfaction by improving the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program. 

Previously she was a Director of Health Care Services with Lutheran Life Communities at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. She worked at Presence Health as the Executive Director/Nursing Home Administrator at Saint Andrew Life Center in Niles, and the Assistant Director of Nursing at Maryhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Glenview. In earlier years she was the Director of Nursing Education at Americare Technical School in Park Ridge.

Alpana earned a Master in Business Administration, Certificate in Health Care Management, Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix.  She is also an alumnus of the University of Illinois in Chicago, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Since immigrating from India in 1988, Alpana has lived in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and two kids (9 years old & 12 years old). When she is not looking for opportunities to learn and grow, Alpana enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.