Dr. Kantilal Patel is a Co-Founder of Nirvana Health Group. He also is an Angel Investor. He worked in endocrinology and orthopaedics at Auckland Hospital until he gained New Zealand full registration in 1975. It was during the 1980s that Kantilal developed the interest in systems, management of clinical services and population healthcare. In 1984, he purchased his first clinic computer for approximately $40,000 that required a controlled climate environment, and served as a launching pad for the development of more systems for managing population health. He provides clinical leadership, and works as a GP. He is heavily involved in the development of clinical delivery systems.