Smita Patel, MD

Smita Patel, MD

Neurologist, Researcher, Author

Expertise

Sleep Medicine, Neurology, Integrative Medicine

Education

University of Chicago, University of Arizona, Tucson

Highlights

Experience

Smita Patel, DO, is a triple board-certified in neurology, sleep medicine, and integrative medicine. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. With over 20 years of experience working in hospitals and across the healthcare industry, Dr. Patel is President of the Illinois State Neurological Society and Founder of iNeuroInstitute.com, where she blogs to educate communities and expand integrative sleep and brain health knowledge. Dr. Patel has participated in clinical research studies in neurology and sleep medicine and has written book chapters for several academic publications. She currently works as an advisor with several medical companies and a writer.

Education

Dr. Patel is an Integrative Neurologist and sleep medicine physician. She graduated from Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001. Dr. Patel completed her neurological training at the Medical College of Wisconsin (2005) and sleep medicine training at the University of Chicago (2006). Additionally, she completed a two-year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, under Dr. Andrew Weil (2011).

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