Amit Kishore Patel, MD

PEM Physician

Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida 6535 Nemours Parkway Orlando, FL 32827

Biography

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Dr Patel studied Physiological Sciences at Newcastle University after which he attended medical school in Grenada at St. George’s University. Subsequently he working as a house officer in the National Health Service, UK followed by a move to the United States where he completed both his Pediatric residency and Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He further completed a combined Pediatric/Adult Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center/George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. He currently serves as the Director of Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Director of GME Quality and Safety and continues to be a passionate Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at The University of Central Florida College of Medicine. His current interests lie in the fields of Emergency Ultrasound, Education and Diagnostic Excellence.

Fellowship

  • Ped. Emer. Med. Ultrasound - Childrens National Medical Center, 2017
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Maimonides Medical Center, 2016

Residency

  • Pediatrics - Maimonides Medical Center, 2013

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - Saint George's University School of Medicine, 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics

  • Diagnostic Excellence
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Quality and Patient Safety

  • Pediatric Altered Mental Status; Quick Hits for Pediatric Emergency Medicine; (2023).

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  • Antibiotic Stewardship and Treatment of Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children and Adolescents in the Emergency Department of a Community Hospital.; Clinical pediatrics; (2023).

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  • The Emergence of Academic Pediatric Urgent Care Fellowships.; Pediatric emergency care; (2021).

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  • Does Orally-Administered Radiocontrast Impair Ultrasound Image Quality in Pediatric Patients?; The western journal of emergency medicine; (2020).

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  • Improving Point-of-Care Ultrasound Documentation and Billing Accuracy in a Pediatric Emergency Department.; Pediatric quality & safety; (2020).

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  • Carotid Artery Flow Time Measured by Point-of-Care Ultrasound Correlates with Volume Changes in Pediatric Hemodialysis Patients.; Ultrasound in medicine & biology; (2020).

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  • Ultrasound-guided intravenous access in adults using SonoStik®, a novel encapsulated sterile guidewire: A prospective cohort trial.; The journal of vascular access; (2018).

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  • Elevated levels of procoagulant plasma microvesicles in dialysis patients.; Unknown Source; (2013).

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