Dr Unnati Patel qualified as a doctor in 2001 from the University of Leicester and has worked as a general practitioner in Leicestershire since August 2006. Her qualifications are MBChB, MRCGP, DFFP and DRCOG. She completed her MBA in June 2017 at the University of Leicester. She has been a volunteer with a local charity in Leicester called Intercare since February 2013. More recently, she has been appointed as a trustee for a charity called The Carers Centre.