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Nina M. Patel, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pulmonary Disease Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine
Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Cancer Care
  • Interstitial Lung Disease

Education & Training

  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals

Honors & Awards

  • 2002 Top 10 Best Teaching Residents, Internal Medicine Residency
  • 1999 Boston University, Cum Laude
  • 1996 Pathology Honors Society

About Nina Patel

Dr. Patel is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University. Dr. Patel completed her Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship training at the University of Chicago. She is the Associate Director of Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Interstitial Lung Disease Program, and leads a multidisciplinary conference focused on the development of diagnostic and treatment plans for patients with interstitial lung disease. She is a principal or sub-investigator on a number of clinical trials exploring the efficacy of novel therapies in IPF, and has investigated the development of pulmonary hypertension in IPF. Dr. Patel is also a founding member of the Columbia Pulmonary Associates, a pulmonary practice group at Columbia University. Her clinical interests include interstitial lung disease, occupational lung disease, general pulmonary medicine and medical critical care.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations

1
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Room 310
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-1544
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Research

Selected Publications

  • Patel NM, Lederer DJ, Borczuk AC, Kawut SM. Pulmonary hypertension in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Chest 2007;132(3):998-1006.
  • Patel NM, Pohlman A, Husain A, Noth I, Hall JB, Kress JP. Conventional transbronchial needle aspiration decreases the rate of surgical sampling of intrathoracic lymphadenopathy. Chest 2007;131(3):773-8.
  • Nicolae D, Cox NJ, Lester LA, Schneider D, Tan Z, Billstrand C, Kuldanek S, Donfack J, Kogut P, Patel NM, Goodenbour J, Howard T, Wolf R, Koppelman GH, White SR, Parry R, Postma DS, Meyers D, Bleecker ER, Hunt JS, Solway J, Ober C. Fine mapping and positional candidate studies identify HLA-G as an asthma susceptibility gene on chromosome 6p21. Am J Hum Genet. 2005 Feb;76(2):349-57.
  • H. Poor, S.M. Arcasoy, S.M. Kawut, N. Philip, D. Rybak, M. Huang, N. Patel, L. Shah, J. Wilt, D.J. Lederer. Abs. ID/Title: #2643 - Elevated Plasma TGF-β1 Levels are Associated with Poor Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. 2010 ATS International Conference.
  • C. Winterbottom, S.M. Arcasoy, N. Philip, D. Rybak, D. Shimbo, N. Patel, L. Shah, J. Wilt, D.J. Lederer. Abs. ID/Title: #2643 - Serum CA 15-3, a MUC1 Tumor Marker, Is Elevated in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. 2010 ATS International Conference.
  • A. Giunta, S.M. Arcasoy, N. Patel, J. Wilt, D.J. Lederer. Abs. ID/Title: #1556 - Low Socioeconomic Status is associated with Greater Disease Severity in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. 2010 ATS International Conference.
  • J. Hook, D. Zemmel, N. Philip, D. Rybak, M. Koeckert, L. Shah, M. Bartels, N. Patel, S.M. Arcasoy, D.J. Lederer. Abs. ID/Title: #580 - A Novel Point-of-Care Oxygen Titration Study to Predict Outcome in Interstitial Lung Disease. 2010 ATS International Conference.
  • Patel NM, Kawut SM, Powell CA, Lederer DJ, Factor PH, Borczuk AC. Gene Expression Profiling of Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). 2008 ATS International Conference.
  • Park S, Kawut SM, Simonelli, PF, Patel NM, Al-Naamani N, Rybak, D, Schluger NW, Arcasoy, SM., Lederer DJ. Socioeconomic Status and Disease Severity in Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease. 2008 ATS International Conference.
  • Patel N.M. and Kogut P, Camoretti-Mercado B, McConville J, Churchill JD, Sperling A, White S, Ober C, Solway J. Transcriptional Regulation of Human Leukocyte Antigen-G (HLA-G) in Human Airway Epithelium. 2005 ATS International Conference.