Hospital Negligence and Emergency Department

Dr. Patel is a Practicing Emergency Department Physician.  He is trained in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Patel is also a highly experienced physician executive. He has over twenty years of practical experience in medical management.  This includes serving as the Former Chief Medical Officer of a 278-bed Community Hospital in Terre Haute, the former Medical Director for Emergency Medicine and Occupational Health, the former Director to Health Care Excel, the Quality Improvement Organization for Indiana, and current Chief Medical Officer of Access2MD, which offers Quality Provider Solutions and Patient-Centered Practice Management.

Dr. Patel is a frequent speaker on the subject of quality in healthcare.  He has extensive chart review experience focused on quality and adverse events.  Dr. Patel has a special clinical interest in Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombolytics in an Acute Stroke.

Dr. Patel currently serves as a consultant to KEPRO, the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for more than 30 states.  His primary responsibility is to review medical records to see whether they meet the Standard of Care.

Dr. Patel holds active medical licenses in the states of:

1.  Colorado
2.  Florida
3.  Georgia
4.  Indiana
5.  Illinois
6.  Kentucky
7.  Michigan
8.  Tennessee
9.   Virginia
10. Wisconsin


The American College of
Physicians (FACP)

The American College of
Physician Executives (FACPE)

The American College of
Healthcare Executive (FACHE)

The American College of
Emergency Physicians (FACEP)

Current Positions

Emergency Room Physician
2017 till date

Emergency Room Physician
2016 till date

Chief Medical Officer
2012 till date

2009 till date

Honors and Awards

Top Emergency Room Physician
Terre Haute, Indiana

Leadership Award
Indiana Rural Health Association

Medical Director of the Year
TeamHealth Midwest

Physician of the Year
Regional Hospital