American Health Council Names Anuradha Patel, MD, FRCA to Physician Board

NEW YORK, Feb. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Anuradha Patel has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise on Pediatric Anesthesia, Neuromuscular Disorder, and Preoperative Anxiety.

Dr. Anuradha Patel has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at

With more than thirty-five years of experience in the field of Medicine, Dr. Patel became involved in the specialty of Pediatric Anesthesia due to her amazement at how children took their illness with stride.

Dr. Patel serves as an Associate Professor, Clinical Director and the Section Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Her day-to-day responsibilities include training residents, teaching, mentoring, consulting with several divisions and creating the curriculum for the Pediatric Anesthesia residents.

Dr. Patel earned her medical degree from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, India in 1978. Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Patel maintains affiliations with the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists. She volunteers with the Foundation of American Association of Physicians from India and programs geared towards battered women.

Dr. Patel attributes her success to dedication and support from her family. She believes one should be willing to fight for change and take action instead of complaining. Dr. Patel’s commitment to excellence has led to the recognition of Arthur Kahn Memorial from Faculty in addition a recipient of Golden Apple Teaching Award.

Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Patel is honored to be a role model for young physicians and both of her children who happen to be doctors as well. As a national recognized expert on neuromuscular disorder, she has served as a CDC expert panel on Duchene Muscular Dystrophy.

Looking ahead, Dr. Patel hopes to continue her roles as an advocate for Pediatric Anesthesia and inspire the next generation of pediatric anesthesiologists.

In her free time, she enjoys painting and traveling. Dr. Patel is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati language.

For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Moore American Health Council Hauppauge, NY United States Phone: 1-212-390-0214 Email:

Source:American Health Council