Mitesh K. Patel, M.D.

Mitesh K. Patel, M.D.
Dr. Patel is a board certified non-surgical sports medicine physician who has served as team physician for a variety of sports teams on the high school and collegiate level.  He has a special interest in cutting edge treatment options and musculoskeletal injury prevention.
  • M.D., University of Silesia School of Medicine, Katowice, Poland
  • Residency, Somerset Family Practice, Somerset, NJ
  • Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified, Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
Hospital Affiliations
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Kennedy Health System
Professional Associations
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association



Presentations and Public Appearances


  • 2/2009 • “Management of Common Orthopedic Fractures” A talk given to Grant Family Medicine residents
  • 12/2009 Injection Workshop  Grant Medical Center, Gave 3 hour talk and presentation to Family Medicine Residents
  • 4/2009Family Practice Grand Rounds, Somerset Medical Center, “Current Treatment Strategies for Common Knee Injuries”
  • 1/2008“Common Arthropathies,” Went to local nursing homes to educate patients on common causes of joint pain.
  • 10/2007 – 6/2009 “Diet and Exercise Workshop,” Somerset Family Practice, Helped create a monthly workshop that a select patient population was invited to.  My role focused on the importance of exercise and the promotion of ACSM'S "Exercise is Medicine" Campaign
  • 9/2007Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Somerset Medical Center, “Crohn's Disease - A Case Presentation”
  • 12/2006 – 6/2009 Chart Audits, Somerset Family Practice, Designed and implemented chart audits with interventions .  Topics included: Screening for urgent sources of low back pain diagnosing and treating metabolic syndrome 

Publications / Abstracts

  • Patel, MK, Sturmi, J; Spontaneous Pulmonary Infarct in a Long Distance Cross Country Runner; abstract prepared and submitted to ACSM 2010 19th Annual Meeting
  • Patel, MK; Osteoid Osteoma in a long distance runner; abstract prepared and submitted to AMSSM 2010 Annual Meeting
  • Patel, MK, Brunetti, L; Neuroleptic malignant syndrome secondary to aripiprazole initiation in a clozapine intolerant patient:  case report and review; A case review submitted to “The Annals of Pharmacotherapy”


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