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Gopi Patel

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Infectious Diseases
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  • Infectious Disease

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • M.S., The Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Patel specializes in the treatment of infections in immune-compromised patients like those who anticipate or should undergo solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. She is also the medical director of the Mount Sinai Antimicrobial stewardship program where there is an emphasis placed on education of medical staff on the appropriate use of antimicrobials, cost-effectiveness and evidence-based management of infections.

    Dr. Patel's research interests include healthcare-associated infections, multi-drug resistant bacterial infections and infections in the solid organ transplantation.


  • 2009 -
    SHEA Barry Farr Award

  • 2008 -
    Annual Fellow's Award for Research
    Infectious Diseases Society of New York

  • 2007 - 2008
    Trainee Grant
    Advancing Clinical Excellence in Medicine

  • 2007 -
    Research Day Honoree
    The Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Medicine


Patel G, Huprikar S. Prevention and Management of Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation. Hospital Physician Board Review Manual: Infectious Diseases 2008; 11(5): 2-12.

Patel G, Huprikar S, Jenkins SG, Factor SH, Calfee DP. Outcomes of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection and the impact of antimicrobial and adjunctive therapies. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2008; 29(12): 1099-1106.

Patel G, Arvelakis A, Sauter B, Gondolesi G, Caplivski D, Huprikar S. Case Report: Strongyloides hyperinfection syndrome after intestinal transplantation. Transplant Infectious Diseases 2008; 10(2): 137-141.

Wiener M, Guo Y, Patel G, Fries BC. Lactic acidosis after treatment with linezolid. Infection 2007; 35: 278-281.

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Dr. Patel did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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