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Urvish Patel, MD, MPH

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Dr. Patel holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) as well as a Master’s degree in Public Health specializing in the field of Biostatistics. His primary area of focus includes the execution of outcomes and survival studies and clinical trials in Neurology, Neuroepidemiology, and Translational Medicine.

He has extensive experience in running clinical trials in the Neuro-AIDS division, Dept. of Neurology and Clinical Trial Unit, Dept. of Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, NY. Dr. Patel has successfully completed a number of externship programs pertaining to the study of stroke, epilepsy, migraine, and general neurology.

With the application of clinical knowledge into research, his team has executed more than 30 projects under his lead authorship. Many of these ventures have been awarded prestigious AHA Junior Investigator Award, Stroke Minority Travel Grant, ANA Travel Awards, ISMMS Graduate School Travel Award, and Young Investigator Award in Clinical Cardiology and recognized by media.

 

Professional Highlights

  • Clinical Observer, Dept. of Neurology, Creighton University Medical Center/CHI Health, Omaha, NE, USA
  • Clinical Extern, Dept. of Neurology, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Clinical Observer, Vascular Neurology Division, Dept. of Neurology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
  • Medical Officer, Gujarat Endocrine Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Internship, S.B.K.S. Medical Institute & Research Centre, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

 

Volunteer Experience

  • Student Ambassador, MPH Graduate Program, Icahn School Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
  • Intern, Primary (Rural) Health Centre, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  • Intern, National School Health Program, National Rural Health Mission, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  • Camp Organizer, Ahmedabad Red Cross Blood Program, Indian Red Cross Society, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

 

Certifications

  • The NIH Clinical Research Training Course Certification
  • HCUP (Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project) Data Use Agreement Training
  • Investigators/Research Staff Curriculum and Data Security/HIPPA Training, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
  • Certificate of participation in National School Health Programme-2011 from National Rural Health Mission, Government of India
  • Certificate of appreciation for organizing blood donation and thalassemia detection camps from Indian Red Cross Society (189 units of blood had collected)
  • Certificate of participation for Research Compliance Training, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 Training
  • Recipient, Diploma in Computer Science (1-year program)

 

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • American Heart/Stroke Association (AHA/ASA)
  • Gujarat State Medical Council/Medical Council of India
  • Indian Red Cross Society

 

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Stroke Minority Grant, Stroke Council, AHA
  • Junior Investigator Award for International Stroke Conference (ISC), AHA
  • ANA’s travel award for 140th Annual Meeting, ANA
  • Travel award for Canadian Stroke Congress Conference, Graduate Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY 4th Best abstract in Platform Presentation in OSMECON, Osmania Medical College & International Medical J. of Students’ Research
  • Award for highest percentage gaining student in 4th Year MBBS
  • N. K. Ganguly Young Investigator Award in Clinical Cardiology, 4th World Congress International Academy of Cardiovascular Science
  • Award for highest percentage gaining student in 3rd Year MBBS
  • Speaker, Headache and Pain Special Interest Group, Annual Meeting of ANA, “Hypocalcemia and Vitamin D Deficiency induced Disability in Migraine”
  • Invited Speaker in ANA’s Special Interest Group Symposia – Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Media recognition, Medscape, Elsevier Practice Update, Connect-the official news magazine of American Society Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and OTSZ online, “Obesity Paradox”
  • Media recognition, Elsevier Practice Update, “Stroke-Associated Pneumonia”
  • Speaker, Cerebrovascular Diseases Special Interest Group, Annual Meeting of ANA, “Obesity Paradox”
  • Speaker, Annual Thesis Presentation of Icahn Sch. of Med. at Mount Sinai, NY, “Efficacy, Immunogenicity and Safety Study of Clostridium Difficile Toxoid Vaccine”

 

Publications

  • Patel UK, Sankaraneni R, Singh SP. Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) – Inpatient Trends and Psychiatric Comorbidities Poster Presentation: American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; 2018 Dec; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Patel UK, Sankaraneni R, Singh SP. A Comparison of Cost of Care of Surgical Treatments of Intractable Epilepsy Including Vagal Nerve Stimulator. Poster Presentation: American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; 2018 Dec; New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • Patel UK, Habib A, Rasul B, Kapoor A, Khan S, Patel R, Patel N, Malhi P, Patel N, Kapoor V. Hypocalcemia and Vitamin D Deficiency Induced Loss of Function amongst Migraine Hospitalization. Oral Presentation: ANA Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct; Atlanta, GA, USA. Annals of Neurology. 2018 Oct; 84(S22): S82. (doi.org/10.1002/ana.25331).
  • Patel UK, Khan S, Patel N, Dave P, Malhi P, Kapoor A, Lavado L, Patel K, Soni P, Gujaria H, Kapoor A. Fibromyalgia and Myositis in Migraine Hospitalization.  Poster Presentation: ANA Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct; Atlanta, GA, USA.  Annals of Neurology. 2018 Oct; 84(S22): S182-S183. (doi.org/10.1002/ana.25331).
  • Patel UK, Dave M, Patel R, Shiwlani S, Malik P, Rasul B, Habib A, Khan S, Lavado L, Lunagariya, A, Jani V. Lipid Paradox Among Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients-A Retrospective Study of Outcomes and Complications.  Poster Presentation: ANA Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct; Atlanta, GA, USA.  Annals of Neurology. 2018 Oct; 84(S22): S52-S53. (doi.org/10.1002/ana.25331).
  • Patel UK, Sankaraneni R, Lekshminarayanan A, Lunagariya A, Jani V, Singh SP. Utilization of Continuous Video Electroencephalogram and Predictors of Poor Outcomes in NonConvulsive Epilepsy. Poster Presentation: Annual Meeting of American Academy of Neurology; 2018 Apr; Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2018 Apr; 90(S15): P1.287.
  • Patel UK, Habib A, Saha A, Mahvish G, Yousuf S, Poojary P, Lavado L, Lunagariya A, Jani V. Recreational Use of Marijuana and Stroke: A Nationwide Outcome Study.  Poster Presentation: Annual Meeting of American Academy of Neurology; 2018 Apr; Los Angeles, CA, USA.  2018 Apr; 90(S15): P2.204.
  • Patel UK, Bhesania S, Lunagariya A, Lotlikar PP, Dhrangdhariya V, Patel K, Lavado L, Mehta P, Jani V, Qureshi AI. Early and Late Vascular Events and Fatality amongst Transient Ischemic Attack Hospitalization. Poster Presentation: International Stroke Conference- AHA; 2018 Jan; Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2018 Jan; 49(S1): AWP317.
  • Patel UK, Jani V, Lunagariya A, Lekshminarayanan A, Patel A, Tadi P, Lin E, Chamczuk AJ, Patil AA Zaidat SO. Current Practices and Discharge Outcome of Endovascular Coiling and Clipping amongst Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients. Poster Presentation: International Stroke Conference- AHA; 2018 Jan; Los Angeles, CA, USA.  2018 Jan; 49(S1): ATP4.
  • Patel UK, Dhrangdhariya VS, Rasul B, Yousuf S, Lotlikar PP, Habib A, Mahvish G, Patel K, Lavado L, Bhesania S, Mehta P, Jani V. Trend, Outcomes, and Predictors of Utilization of Speech Rehabilitation Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalization. Poster Presentation: International Stroke Conference- AHA; 2018 Jan; Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2018 Jan; 49(S1): ATP146.

 

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
  • Master of Public Health, Biostatistics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, S.B.K.S. Medical Institute & Research Centre (Gujarat University), Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Last modified on: 25-07-2020