Rita B Patel

Rita B. Patel, MD

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • HealthEast

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Interstitial Lung Disease; Cardiovascular ICU; Palliative Care; Public Policy and Global Health

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine


  • University of California, Davis Medical Center (Internal Medicine)


  • Stanford University Medical Center (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Other Education

  • Harvard School of Public Health (Master's)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine; Critical Care Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • Member, American College of Chest Physicians; Member, American Thoracic Society


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