Sanjay Raval was born and raised in Elmwood Park, N.J. He graduated from Elmwood Park Memorial High School in 2006. After high school, Sanjay started working at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey as a Patient Care Associate. It was there that Sanjay realized that he wanted to continue his education and become a registered nurse.
Sanjay enrolled in Bergen Community College and graduated from the Nursing program with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in 2009. Soon after Sanjay started caring for patients at JDT Medical Rehab Center in Lincoln Park, New Jersey. While working full-time Sanjay attended William Paterson University and graduated with a BSN in 2016.
Sanjay then started working at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey on a medical/surgical unit caring for trauma, orthopedic, and surgical patients. During this time Sanjay felt he needed more of a challenge and enrolled in William Paterson University’s MSN program. Sanjay was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing in 2017 and graduated Magna Cum Laude with an MSN degree in May 2019. Sanjay is now working as a Nocturnist at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in Saddle Brook, NJ for Allied Medical Associates.
In his leisure time, Sanjay enjoys traveling to different parts of the world and learning about different cultures.