Employment:

  • Private Practice, November 2015-October 2017
    Fairfield County, CT

Hospital Privileges

  • Bridgeport Hospital – Yale New Haven Health, November 2015-Present
    Bridgeport, CT
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center, November 2015-Present
    Bridgeport, CT

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, July 2012-June 30th, 2015
    Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York
    New York, NY
  • Chief Medical Resident, Internal Medicine, July 2011-June 2012
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Department of Internal Medicine
    New York, NY
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, July 2008-June 2011
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    Department of Internal Medicine
    New York, NY
  • Medical School, August 2004-May 2008
    New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Old Westbury, NY
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
  • Undergraduate, August 1999-May 2003
    Seton Hall University
    College of Arts and Sciences
    South Orange, NJ
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, August 2011
  • Radiation Physics and Biology Training, September 2014
  • Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography, September 2014
  • Diplomate, Nuclear Cardiology, December 2014
  • Diplomate, Vascular Interpretation – RPVI, June 2015
  • Diplomate, Cardiovascular Disease, October 2015

Examinations and Licensures

  • New Jersey State Medical License, Pending
  • Connecticut State Medical License # 54510, August 2015-Present
  • New York State Medical License # 277598-1, October 2014-Present
  • Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support, May 2007-Present
  • COMLEX – Level 3, May 2010
  • COMLEX – Level 2 – PE, November 2007
  • COMLEX – Level 2 – CE, March 2008
  • COMLEX – Level 1, June 2006

Publications

  • Kodra A, Rambhatla T, Patel S, Coplan N. Assessing the Competency of Internal Medicine Residents in Electrocardiogram Interpretation. International Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 214, March 2016.
  • Patel S, Kronzon I. History and Physical Examination of a Patient with Pericardial Disease. In “Management of Pericardial Disease,” Chapter 3 pg 27-37; Switzerland: Springer International, 2014.
  • Siegfried J, Sagiv O, Berkowitz E, Patel S, Eltom A, Takhalov Y, Benjamin R, Alemu B, Osahan D, Siller J, Ullman J, Panagopoulos G, Messineo F, Coplan N. Risk Factors for All-Cause Readmission after Heart Failure Admission in Patients with Preserved or Reduced Ejection Fraction. Journal of Investigative Medicine, Vol 61, Number 3, March 2013.
  • Siegfried J, Sagiv O, Berkowitz E, Patel S, Eltom A, Takhalov Y, Benjamin R, Alemu B, Osahan D, Siller J, Ullman J, Panagopoulos G, Messineo F, Coplan N. Risk Factors for Heart Failure Readmission. Journal of Investigative Medicine, Vol. 61, Number 2, February 2013.

Presentations

  • Patel, S. Perioperative Risk Assessment for Noncardiac Surgery. Presented at: Lenox Hill Department of Cardiology Grandrounds; 2015 January; New York, NY.
  • Patel, S, Perk G. Successful Percutaneous Evacuation of a Right Atrial Clot in Transit with Massive Pulmonary Embolism. Presented at: New York Echo Society Meeting; 2014 September; New York, NY.
  • Patel, S, Perk G. Echocardiography Jeopardy Case Presentations: Dilated Esophagus from Achalasia Mimicking Left Pleural Effusion and Incidental Finding of Aortic Coarctation on Pulsed Wave Doppler. Presented at: New York Echo Society Meeting; 2014 September; New York, NY.
  • Armstrong D, Patel S, Eltom A, Coplan N. Utilizing the Cardiac Admission to Assess Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Rates. Presented at: 2014 Eastern Regional Meeting-American Federation for Medical Research; 2014 April; Washington, D.C.
  • Patel, S, Kronzon I. Successful Percutaneous Evacuation of Catheter Related Thrombosis during Percutaneous Mitral Paravalvular Leak Closure. Presented at: New York Echo Society Meeting; 2012 September; New York, NY.
  • Patel S., Ko, E. Stress Testing Without Suitable Risk Assessment. Presented at Lenox Hill Hospital Annual Research Day; 2010 June, New York, NY.
  • Patel S., Ko, E. Stress Testing Without Suitable Risk Assessment. Presented at Associate Research Poster Finalist National Abstract Competition, National American College of Physicians Annual Meeting; 2010 April, Toronto, Canada.

Research Experience

  • Cardiovascular Research – Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York, NY Dr. Neil Coplan, MD, Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program
    • Assessed the proportion of cardiac telemetry patients who had been appropriately screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm in the past
    • Prospectively studied factors associated with re-admission within 30 days of discharge for patients admitted with congestive heart failure
  • Cardiovascular Research – Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute, New York, NY Dr. Ranjit Suri, MD, Previous Director of Electrophysiology
    • Clinical recruiter in the VESTPREDICTS trial (2009)

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology, 2012-Present
  • AHA Cardiology Fellows Society of Greater NY, 2014-Present
  • Lenox Hill Hospital House Staff Association, 2009-2011

Professional Development

  • Fundamental Critical Care Support – Society of Critical Care Medicine, February 2011
  • Alcoholism and Addiction Training Program for Physicians (PAAT), November 2008

Leadership/Teaching Experience and Work Activities

  • Cardiology Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee for Department of Cardiovascular Medicine – Bridgeport Hospital, May 2016
  • Chief Cardiology Fellow – Lenox Hill Hospital, July 2014-June 2015
  • Cardiology Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee for Department of Cardiovascular Medicine – Lenox Hill Hospital, July 2014-June 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency Candidacy Applicant Interviewer – Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Medicine, November 2014
  • Heart Screen New York Volunteer – West Islip, NY, October 2013
  • Medical Teaching Attending – Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Medicine, April 2012
  • Clinical Instructor and Preceptor for MSIII Medical Students – New York Medical College, August 2011
  • Medical Teaching Attending – Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Medicine, August 2011
  • House Staff Association Treasurer – Lenox Hill Hospital, July 2010-June 2011
  • American College of Physicians (New York Chapter) Doctor’s Dilemma Competition – Mount Sinai Hospital; New York, NY, April 2010
  • House Staff Association Medical Education Committee – Lenox Hill Hospital, July 2009-July 2010

Awards and Honors

  • Leon Hess Memorial Award – Top Overall Graduating Fellow, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Assistant Chief Medical Resident (PGY-3) – Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Medicine
  • Shining Star Award – Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Top In-Service Training Exam Score – Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Medicine
  • Intern of the Year – Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Medicine
  • Academic Excellence Award in Pre-Clinical Education – New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Top 1% of Graduating Medical School Class – New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Psi Sigma Alpha – National Osteopathic Honor Society
  • Magna Cum Laude – Seton Hall University
  • The National Dean’s List
  • Dean’s List – Seton Hall University
  • Women’s Guild Scholarship Award – Seton Hall University