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Specialties:

  • Critical Care Medicine

Medical Education:

  • Nephrology Fellow at Elmhurst Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Elmhurst, NY (July 2013 – June 2015)
  • Critical Care Medicine Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY (July 2012-June 2013)
  • Internal Medicine Resident at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, an academic affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY (July 2009-June 2012)
  • Medical School (M.B.B.S.) at B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad ,India (September 2002 – March 2008)

Certifications:

  • Board certified in Critical Care medicine- October 2016
  • Fellow of American Society of Nephrology (FASN)- January 2016
  • Board certified in Nephrology- November 2015
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine- August 2012

Academic Positions:

  • Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine till 2020

Abstracts:

  • Ultrasound-Guided Evaluation of New AV Fistulas Safely Decreases Time to First Cannulation (ASN kidney week, 2015)
  • Utility of bedside ultrasonography in outpatient hemodialysis patients for AVF cannulation-an observational study (NKF Spring Meeting, 2015)
  • Unusual association of chronic kidney disease, multiple sclerosis and heart failure ( NKF Spring Meeting ,2015)
  • Role of Critical Care Nephrology on ICU outcomes. (ASN kidney week, November 2014)
  • Impact of nursing home patients undergoing hemodialysis on emergency room and hospital admissions in Northeast USA. (ASN kidney week, November 2014)
  • Case of novel use of existing technology for better patient outcomes in outpatient hemodialysis unit (ASAIO, June 2014)
  • Case of bedside ultrasonography for difficult AVF cannulation in hemodialysis (NKF spring meeting, April 2014).
  • Rare case of severe isolated hypomagnesaemia in adult ( Icahn school of medicine research day, June 2014)

Honors, Awards and Distinctions

  • Served as a Judge for AMA (American Medical Association) Research Symposiums 2016, Orlando, FL.
  • AAPI QLI (American Association of Physician of Indian Origin, Queens and Long Island chapter) top researcher award (2014)
  • Best house staff award at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, an academic affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY. (2012)
  • Award of appreciation from department of nursing at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, an academic affiliate of Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY. (2012)

Publications:

  • Patel R, Stern A, Brown M, Chang R (2015) An Unusual Association of Demyelinating Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure. J Mult Scler 2:143. doi: 10.4172/2376-0389.1000143
  • Patel RA, Stern AS, Brown M, Bhatti S. Bedside Ultrasonography for Arteriovenous Fistula Cannulation. Semin Dial.2015 (4):433-4. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12394. Epub 2015 May 27.