Mrs. Patel was one of the participants in the domino kidney transplant. She donated her kidney to Betsy Loring.
Mrs. Patel's husband was in renal failure. In order to get him a kidney transplant, they both joined a domino kidney transplant, with her giving a kidney to Betsy Loring in exchange for him getting a kidney from A. Chen. He was doing well after his transplant.
She is married to J. Patel.