Alpa V. Patel, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Alpa V. Patel, MD

Alpa V. Patel, MD

Contact Information

Pulmonary Medicine
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4753
FX: (614) 722-4755

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Alpa R. Patel, MD, holds dual appointments in the Section of Pulmonary Medicine and Section of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is a co-director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center. Her clinical interest focuses on management of adult cystic fibrosis patients. Her research interest lies in preventive medicine, especially cystic fibrosis-related osteoporosis, and the prevention and treatment of depression and diabetes related to cystic fibrosis. She is also involved in the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Network and has served as a primary reviewer on proposed protocols. She is a co-director of and actively involved with the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is also active in teaching medical professionals at multiple levels, with other major interests in the internal medicine/pediatrics clinic and teaching internal medicine/pediatric residents.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Tennessee
    Date Completed: 06/03/1994


  • University of Tennessee
    Date Completed: 06/30/1995


  • University of Tennessee
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998


  • Pediatrics


  • Ambulatory Pediatrics


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/12/2000


  • Hayes D Jr, Daniels CJ, Mansour HM, Kopp BT, Yates AR, McCoy KS, Patel AV, Kirkby S. 2013. Right heart catheterization measuring central hemodynamics in cystic fibrosis during exercise.  Respir Med. 2013 Sep. Vol. 107(9), no. September: 1365-9.
  • Susan Gemma, Sheikh, S, Alpa Patel, McCoy, K. 2002. Factors Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis.  Pediatric Research 51-4 (S): 1149.
  • Taslimi M. M, Gonzalez, Patel A.V. 1994. An Ascertainment of the Quality of Prenatal Care Provided to Rural Women by Rural Family Physicians with Guidance from a Regional Perinatal Center.  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Woodley, Frederick, Mousa, Hayat, Dilorenzo, Carlo, Beth Skaggs, Hayes, Don, McCoy, Karen, Patel, Alpa, Ajay, Kaul. Children with cystic fibrosis have prolonged chemical clearance of acid reflux compared to symptomatic children without cystic fibrosis.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences (DDSJ-D-13-01413R).
  • Davis A Swender DO, Gina Thompson DO, Kristen Archdeacon DO, Karen McCoy MD, Alpa Patel MD. Osteopathic manipulative therapy as adjunctive therapy in pulmonary exaverbations of cystic fibrosis patients: effects on spirometry and patient assessment of breathing,.  The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA-2013-0161.r1).
  • Susan Gemma, Sheikh, S, Alpa Patel, McCoy, K. Factors Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density in Patient with Cystic Fibrosis.  Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • 2013 – Caregiver of the Year, Central Ohio, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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