Dr. Megan Elizabeth Esch and Dr. Ashish Dinesh Patel were married May 12 at the Zenith Vineyard in Salem, Ore. Bob Renggli, who was ordained through the American Fellowship Church, officiated.
The bride, 33, is a clinical fellow in multiple sclerosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She graduated cum laude from Colgate, and received a medical degree from the Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Ill.
She is a daughter of Jill M. Esch and Mr. Devan W. Esch of Salem, Ore. The bride’s father is a senior partner for Grove Mueller & Swank, a public accounting and consultancy firm in Salem. Her mother is a customer service representative for U.S. Bank in Salem.
The groom, 34, is a resident in neurological surgery at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa. He graduated as a Fulbright scholar from Johns Hopkins and received a medical degree from the University of Maryland in College Park.
He is a son of Sangita D. Patel and Dinesh R. Patel of Clarksville, Md. The groom’s father is a systems engineer for the Mitre Corporation, a nonprofit organization supporting several United States government agencies, in McLean, Va.
The couple met in 2014 while on call together at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.