Anup D. Patel, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Anup D. Patel, MD

Anup D. Patel, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Physician Team

Neurology Residency
Associate Program Director

Physician Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4625
FX: (614) 722-4633


Anup D. Patel, MD, is an attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed pediatric training at the University of South Florida, a child neurology residency at Vanderbilt University, and a clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Nationwide Children’s and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is board certified in neurology with special qualifications in child neurology, neurophysiology, and epilepsy. He is the associate director of the Child Neurology Residency Program, an associate medical director for Partners for Kids, a physician coordinator for Medical Grand Rounds and director of the Complex Epilepsy Clinic. His clinical interests include quality improvement, complex epilepsy, and intraoperative monitoring.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Funding*:

  • Open-label, single-arm, multicenter, pharmacokinetic, safety, and efficacy study of adjunctive administration of brivaracetam in subjects from less than 1 month to greater than 16 years old with epilepsy, from UCB Pharma
  • A multicenter, open-label, dose-titration study investigating LCM oral solution as adjunctive therapy in children aged 1 month to 17 years with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures, from UCB Pharma
  • A multicenter, randomized, controlled, open-label study to evaluate the cognitive development effects and safety, and pharmacokinetics of adjunctive Rufinamide treatment in pediatric subjects 1 to less than 4 years of age with inadequately controlled Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, from Eisai pharmaceuticals

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Wright State University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/10/2000


  • University of South Florida
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2006


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 04/30/2011


  • Pediatrics


  • Neurology


  • Child Neurology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 05/06/2011


  • Patel,Anup,D. 2014. Variables associated with emergency department and/or unplanned hospital utilization for children with epilepsy.  EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR. Vol. 31, no. February: 172-175.
  • Patel,Anup,D. 2014. A Case Series Using a Care Management Checklist to Decrease Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations in Children With Epilepsy.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 29, no. 2. (February): 243-246.
  • Devries,Seth,P; Patel,Anup,D. 2013. Two Patients With a GRIN2A Mutation and Childhood-onset Epilepsy.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 49, no. 6. (December): 482-485.
  • Patel,Anup,D; Vidaurre,Jorge. 2013. Complex febrile seizures: a practical guide to evaluation and treatment.  Journal of child neurology. Vol. 28, no. 6. (June): 762-767.
  • Patel,Anup,D; Vidaurre,Jorge. 2013. Complex Febrile Seizures: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Treatment.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 6. (June): 759-764.
  • Slaughter,Laurel,A; Patel,Anup,D; Slaughter,Jonathan,L. 2013. Pharmacological treatment of neonatal seizures: a systematic review.  Journal of child neurology. Vol. 28, no. 3. (March): 351-364.
  • Vidaurre, JA, Patel, AD. 2012. Diagnosis and Classification of Seizures and Epilepsy Syndromes. In Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Weisleder, Pedro. Hackensack: World Scientific Publishing Company.
  • Patel, AD and Vidaure JA. 2012. Treatment of Seizures and Epilepsy Syndromes. In Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Weisleder, Pedro. Hackensack: World Scientific Publishing Company.
  • Becker,Daniel; Patel,Anup; Abou-Khalil,Bassel,W; Pina-Garza,Jesus,E. 2009. Successful Treatment of Encephalopathy and Myoclonus With Levetiracetam in a Case of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 24, no. 6. (June): 763-767.
  • Sharpe,Deron,V; Patel,Anup,D; Abou-Khalil,Bassel; Fenichel,Gerald,M. 2008. Levetiracetam monotherapy in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.  SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY. Vol. 17, no. 1. (January): 64-68.
  • Becker,Daniel; Patel,Anup; Abou-Khalil,Bassel,W; Pina-Garza,Jesus,E. 2006. Successful treatment of encephalopathy and control of myoclonus with levetiracetam in a case of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 47, no. January: 177-177.
  • Sharpe,D,V; Patel,A; Fenichel,G,M; Abou-Khalil,B. 2005. Use of levetiracetam in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 46, no. January: 202-203.
  • Vidaurre, JA and Patel AD. 0. Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus. In Manual of Pediatric Neurology. Edited by Weisleder, Pedro.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Teacher of the Year, Child Neurology Residency 2012-2013
  • Associate editor, The Journal of Child Neurology
  • Councilor for the section on Clinical Neurophysiology, American Academy of Neurology
  • Associate Medical Director, Partners for Kids
  • Associate Director, Child Neurology Residency Program
  • Member, Child Neurology Society
  • Member of the Pediatric Content Committee, American Epilepsy Society
  • Member of American Epilepsy Society
  • Member of American Medical Association
  • Member of the Electronic Media Committee, Child Neurology Society
  • Member of the Quality and Safety Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  • Member of the American Academy of Neurology

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