About Dr. Patel

Education and Professional Background

Dr. Patel is the Medical Director of the Community Advisory Program for the Elderly (CAPE) at Common Point Queens, which is a non-profit outpatient Geriatric Mental Health clinic based in Queens, New York. Dr. Patel completed his training in Psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and prior to medicine, had a career in information technology, which included roles as an Internet Architect, Network and Systems Administrator and a Software Engineer. Dr Patel has clinical experience treating patients with a broad range of diagnosis, severities, acuities, in the emergency room, and outpatient settings. He has well-rounded experience in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy interventions in a team-based care model. Dr. Patel is a attending emergency room psychiatrist at Northwell Health, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, which is an academic community based ER. With admitting privileges at Zucker Hillside Hospital which is a world class inpatient psychiatric hospital.

He has a professional interest in medical information systems and cognition. Dr. Patel is a contributor and programmer for Calculate by QxMD. He holds a Doctor of Medicine from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Advanced Certificate in Management Information Systems, Master of Science in Business Management, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Patel is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., a member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties