Milan Patel, MD

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Dr. Patel is a physician who is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine. He has expertise in respiratory disease including advanced pulmonary procedures including Bronchoscopy. His grandmother, who was a nurse, deeply inspired him to pursue a career in medicine. Growing up, he always felt there was no better reward than helping other people and bringing a smile to their faces. He felt pursuing a career in medicine would give him the best opportunity to serve the community.

He attended B.J. Medical College, Ahmadabad which is one of the best medical schools in India. He pursued further medical training for Internal Medicine at the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. He then completed a further specialization in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at State University of New York Upstate Medical University.


Professional Highlights

  • Pulmonary Critical Care Physician, Wellspan York Hospital, York, PA
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Chief Fellow, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
  • Internal Medicine Resident, Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • School Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Junior Resident Doctor, Department of Medicine, GMERS Gandhinagar Medical College & Hospital- Gandhinagar, India
  • Research assistant, Albert Einstein College of Medicine- Bronx, New York
  • Assistant Physician, Dr. Cecil Parmar’s Clinic- Gandhinagar, India


Medical Accreditation

  • Board Certification in Internal medicine
  • Board Certification in Pulmonary Disease
  • Board Certification in Critical Care Medicine
  • ECFMG Certification
  • Institute of Healthcare Improvement IHI certification


Professional Memberships

  • CHEST, Member since 2015
  • ATS, Member since 2015
  • ACP, Member since 2012



  • Cooperativity of P53, Brca1, and Rb in breast cancer evolution Kumar P, Mukherjee M, Johnson JP, Patel M, Huey B, Albertson DG, Simin K PLoS Genet; 8(11):e1003027, (2012).
  • Crucial and Novel Cancer Drivers in a Mouse Model of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Johnson JP, Kumar P, Koulnis M, Patel M, Simin K, Cancer Genomics, and Proteomics; vol. 11 no. 3 115-126, (May-June 2014).
  • Catalyzing a Culture of Learner- Driven System Improvements with an Interactive Practice-Based- Learning and QI Management System, presented at 26th Annual Institute of Healthcare Improvement Conference at Orlando, FL, Dec 2014. Sheth J, Thomas L, Shi Q, Patel M; Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.
  • System-Based Approach to Timely Faculty Evaluation Completion on Residents to Ensure Patient Safety, presented at 26th Annual Institute of Healthcare Improvement Conference at Orlando, FL, Dec 2014. Patel M, Sheth J, Shi Q, Thomas L; Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.
  • Representing Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellows at the ICU governance committee of Upstate: improved quality of patient care, devised protocols for ventilator/sedation strategies, enhanced effectiveness of ICU rounds, (June 2017- present).
  • Assess appropriateness of lung cancer screening in Syracuse VA patients with the goal to educate providers regarding criteria and documentation, (2016).
  • Assess Incidence and Risk Factors Associated with Extubation Failure in Regional Hospital Medical ICU, (2014-2015)
  • Improve vaccination rate for pneumovax in patients >65 years in outpatient clinic setting, (2013-2015)



  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Doctor of Medicine (MD), B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
Last modified on: 03-08-2021