Kieran  Patel, MD

Kieran Patel, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Kieran Patel, MD, serves as an Instructor in Medicine within the Division of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Patel joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in 2023 after serving as Chief Resident for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. He has a professional interest in medical education, mentorship, and clinical operations. He intends to further these pursuits by actively participating in the Division’s Education Committee and the Faculty Development Committee. Additionally, Dr. Patel remains involved with the education of the Internal Medicine Residents by attending on the Inpatient Medicine Teaching Service and through his participation in Morning Report.  


  • BA: University of Delaware, Newark, DE (2012)
  • Medical Degree: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (2019)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2022)

Clinical/ Research Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient care, clinical and diagnostic reasoning


Chopra R, Patel K, Rich MW. Preoperative Stress Testing Before Elective Arthroplasty: A Teachable Moment.  JAMA Internal Medicine. 2021 Oct 11;181(12):1633-1634.


Patel K, Zhang K. Vascular Calcification is Associated with Symptomatic Heart Failure After Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy. Poster presented at: American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Conference. 2021 May 15-17; Atlanta, GA.

Patel K, Mortenson O. Optimization of Surface Biotinylation for Human Dopamine Transporter in the Study of Novel Monoamine Transporter Modulators. Poster presented at: Drexel University College of Medicine Discovery Day; 2015 Oct 8; Philadelphia, PA.