Bhakti Patel, MD, is a pulmonologist and an authority on non-invasive therapies that prevent long-term complications in patients on ventilators.
Dr. Patel’s research finds that keeping patients alert and breathing on their own provides numerous benefits over ventilators. Her research has been cited in numerous clinical studies and is often incorporated into treatment of patients in respiratory distress.
As a researcher-educator, Dr. Patel has published numerous articles and book chapters, lectured extensively at national scientific meetings. Her work was selected for the Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards in 2016, earning the Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award.