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Nishaben D. Patel, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-2647

Fax: (585) 275-0707

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Dr. Patel has clinical expertise in all aspects of general pediatric gastroenterology including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), failure to thrive, feeding and swallowing disorders, allergic gastroenteritis including milk and soy protein allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, diarrhea, constipation, celiac disease, recurrent abdominal pain of childhood, lactose and fructose intolerance, pancreatic disease and liver disease. Dr. Patel's areas of special interests include inflammatory bowel disease, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy as well as wireless capsule endoscopy. Dr. Patel is committed to providing excellent patient care in all areas of pediatric gastroenterology.


Dr. Patel's primary research interests include pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as well as quality and outcomes research.



MD | St. George's University School of Medicine-Grenada

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2011 - 06/30/2014
Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Pediatrics at Westchester Medical Center-GME > 10 yrs

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Pediatrics at Westchester Medical Center-GME > 10 yrs

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Best Overall Fellow Clinical Research Award
Sponsor: Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital
Location: Cleveland, OH


Journal Articles

Day AS, Gulati AS, Patel N, Boyle B, Park KT, Saeed SA. "The Role of Combination Therapy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Clinical Report from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition." Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.. 2018 Feb; 66(2):361-368.

Rieder F, Kurada S, Grove D, Cikach F, Lopez R, Patel N, Singh A, Alkhouri N, Shen B, Brzezinski A, Baker M, Fiocchi C, Dweik RA. "A Distinct Colon-Derived Breath Metabolome is Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, but not its Complications." Clinical and translational gastroenterology.. 2016 Nov 10; 7(11):e201. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Alkhouri N, Eng K, Cikach F, Patel N, Yan C, Brindle A, Rome E, Hanouneh I, Grove D, Lopez R, Hazen SL, Dweik RA. "Breathprints of childhood obesity: changes in volatile organic compounds in obese children compared with lean controls." Pediatric obesity.. 2015 Feb; 10(1):23-9. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Book Title: Color Atlas of Pediatrics, 1st Edition
Author List: Patel N, Alkhouri N
Edited By: Usatine R, Sabella C. (Eds)
Published By: McGraw-Hill Professional 2014 in New York