Akash Patel, M.D.
Internal Medicine
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Akash Patel, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Personal Statement

I am drawn to primary care-internal medicine in New York City for several reasons. After completing residency here at NYP-Cornell, my admiration has grown for the diverse population and life experiences that make our city so vibrant. I enjoy building strong, longitudinal relationships with my patients, centered on providing evidenced based care in a comfortable setting. In addition, I value life long learning - learning not only from each other during our shared encounters in the clinic but also from the ever changing field of medicine itself. I am thrilled to be your primary care doctor and I look forward to our partnership.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Primary Care Internist

Biography

Dr. Patel was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended college at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he graduated summa cum laude in Biology with a minor in business. He returned to New Jersey for medical school at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he graduated with honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Patel completed his residency in Internal Medicine-Primary Care at New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center. His clinical interests include preventative care, weight management, cardiovascular health, and chronic disease management. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys exploring the city’s culinary scene, watching our local sports teams, and traveling.

Research

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2018
  • B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2014

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

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Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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