Biography

Nishit H. Patel, M.D., F.A.A.P., is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He received his medical degree from Pramukhswami Medical College, India, in 2004. He completed his pediatric residency training at Saint Peter’s University Hospital (2007-2010) in New Jersey. He worked as a pediatric hospitalist at Saint Peter’s University Hospital (2010-2012) before joining pediatric emergency medicine fellowship. He completed his pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (2012-2013) in Oklahoma and SUNY Downstate Medical center/Kings County Hospital Center (2013-2015) in New York. He worked in the pediatric emergency department at Overlook Medical Center in New Jersey for 8 month before moving to Dallas. He Joined the division of emergency medicine at Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern Medical Center in Sept 2015. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - Pramukhswami Medical School, India (1998-2004)
  • Fellowship - SUNY Downstate Medical Center/Kings County Hospital Center (2013-2015), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Residency - Saint Peter's University Hospital Program (2007-2010), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Program (2012-2013), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2007)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2012)
  • American Medical Association (2012)
  • American College of Emergency Physician (2012)
Honors & Awards
  • Best Teaching Senior Resident award 2009-2010, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Physician Partnership Award 2011-2012, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Best Pediatric Hospitalist 2011-2012, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
Books & Publications
Research
  • Simulation
  • Quality improvement
  • Asthma

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