Dr. Ruparel received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from The Ohio State University. She practiced small animal medicine in Toledo, Ohio, for three years before moving to Cincinnati to work in an emergency clinic. After three years, Dr. Ruparel relocated to northern Virginia to again work in a general practice. While there, she realized what she enjoyed most was seeing the emergency cases that came in after hours. With this new revelation, she decided to move back to Cincinnati where she returned to her true calling – emergency and critical care. In 2000, along with her three partners, Dr. Ruparel proudly opened Care Center where she is the Head of the Emergency Services Department.