Shilpa J. Patel, M.D., M.P.H., is the medical director for the Improving Pediatric Asthma Care (IMPACT) DC Asthma Clinic, an attending physician in the Children's National Emergency Department and an assistant professor of pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences (GW).
Dr. Patel received a medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and a master's degree in public health at GW. She completed a pediatric residency, chief residency and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Children's National Health System before joining the faculty. Dr. Patel is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. Her academic and clinical interests include: geographic predictors of health outcomes, asthma, firearm violence prevention and suicide prevention.