Faculty Profile

Dr. Milani R. Patel, M.D.

Milani R. Patel, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests

Education & Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Pediatrics)


  • Advocacy in primary care
  • Medical legal partnerships
  • Pediatric immigrant health
  • Patient centered medical home

Active Projects

  • Resident education in social determinants of health
  • Medical legal collaborations at federally qualified health centers
  • Obesity interventions at an urban WIC office (resident project)
  • Improving library card ownership in underserved communities (resident project)
  • Workflow management in PCMH model


  • Patel M, Braganza S. Assessing the legal needs of patients at a federally qualified health center. Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver BC, May 2014 and Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia PA, March 2014.
  • Patel M, Foster BA, Sherman P. Acculturation, health behaviors, and primary care in adolescents. Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston MA, May 2012.
  • Elansary M, Kuo A, Allen E, Schiff D, Rabinowitz E, Sandel M, Klein M, Alcamo A, Klein M, Kuo A, Lax Y, Patel M and Braganza S. Catalysts for Change: Empowering Resident Advocates Focused on Leadership and Community Engagement. Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Chicago, IL, April 2014.

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