Urvish Patel MBBS, MPH
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Urvish Patel is a research assistant in the Neurology department at Creighton University School of Medicine/ CHI Health. His interest is in outcomes of acute ischemic stroke, epilepsy, migraine, and other cerebrovascular diseases. He hold a Master of Public Health in Biostatistics. Urvish has developed expertise in analyzing clinical data from stroke registries, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, and Nationwide Readmission Database including planning analyses and programming models. He also have experience in running clinical trials in the Neuro-AIDS division at Mount Sinai Hospital, NY. His previous abstract on “HIV and Stroke” has been awarded with a Junior Investigator Award at the International Stroke Conference and the abstract “Helicobacter Pylori induced Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Stroke” has been awarded by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai travel award for the Canadian Stroke Congress. Urvish has successfully completed and published more than 30 projects (abstracts) in various national and international neurology conferences and have written few manuscripts as well. His current work is in burden of the migraine due to hypocalcemia and vitamin D deficiency, where they tried to look association of nutritional deficiency with migraine outcome (Disability). In addition to that, the other project is on stroke outcomes and mortality in young adults (<45 years) where he is looking for various non-traditional risk factors (neurosyphilis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, systemic lupus erythematosus, thrombosis, coagulation disorders, etc.) responsible for stroke at young age in patients besides hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus.