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Vipul Patel, MD, Medical Director

expertise

sepsis, acute respiratory failure and traumatic head injury

bio

Dr. Patel is the Laurence P. Harkness Critical Care Endowed Chair & Medical Director of the PICU.

education and training

  • medical school: B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, India
  • residency: Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge IL
  • fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
  • internship: Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge IL
  • board certification: Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care

publications and presentations

  • V. Patel, E. Conway, T.K. Aldrich: “Physiological Effects of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) on Diaphragmatic Strength in Intubated Infants”; Journal of Critical Care Medicine, January 1996, Vol. 24:1:A34.
  • V. Patel, E. Conway, T.K. Aldrich: “Assessment of Diaphragmatic Strength (DS) in Infants and Children Using Magnetic Stimulation”; CHEST, September 1995, Vol. 108:3:148S.
  • Hasan RA, Shayevitz JR, and Patel V: Comparison of Inhalation Anesthesia with Artificial Airway to Intravenous Propofol with Spontaneous Ventilation in Children Undergoing Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain—AAP 2002 National Conference; October 19-23, Boston, MA
  • Hasan R, Benko A, Campe J, Duff J, and Patel V: Significant Variability in Dose of Naloxone Used as an Opioid Antagonist by Physicians in Different Specialties---AAP 2002 National Conference; October 19-23, Boston, MA
  • Hasan R, Campe J, Duff J, and Patel V: Absence of Significant Adverse Effects When Naloxone is Used as an Opioid Antagonist in Children---AAP 2002 National Conference; October 19-23, Boston, MA
  • Hasan R, Shayevitz JR, Patel V.: Deep sedation with propofol for children undergoing ambulatory magnetic resonance imaging of the brain: Experience from a pediatric intensive care unit: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. October 2003 Vol. 4 Number 4, 454-458.
  • Participation in a multicenter, Epidemiological, Observational Survey of management of anemia in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients. Anemia, blood loss, and blood transfusions in North American Children in the Intensive Care Unit. Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol 178. Pp26-33, 2008

awards, honors and organizations

  • Young Scientist Investigator Award by CHEST at annual meeting (November 2, 1995) – New York, NY
  • Young Scientist Investigator Award by American Academy of Pediatrics (October, 1995) Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

of the love for children.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

it allows me deliver compassionate care to critical ill children in the PICU.


Dayton Children's is special because...

of passionate commitment for the children of Dayton and its surrounding community.