Meghna M. Patel, DO, MPH, FAAP, FACOP | Dept. of OMM | PCOM
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Assistant Professor

Dr. Meghna Patel earned her DO degree from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. While a student at Nova she spent an extra year in training as part of her pre-doctoral fellowship in osteopathic principles and practice, which involved teaching fellow students as well as seeing patients in the Nova OMM Department. Dr. Patel went on to complete her residency training in pediatrics at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, where she created an OMM curriculum into her pediatric residency program. After graduating from residency, she worked as a pediatric hospitalist at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, New York. She then went on to complete post-residency training year in osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine (OMM) at PCOM.

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Osteopathic Pediatrics


Post-Residency Fellowship: Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), 2016-2017

Internship and Residency: Pediatrics, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY, 2012-2015

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship: Osteopathic Principles and Practice, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2009-2010

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), 2007-2012

Undergraduate: Tufts University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Psychology and Biomedical Engineering, 2003-2007


Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Lab


American Academy of Osteopathy
American Osteopathic Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians
Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
New York State Osteopathic Medical Society