Alok Patel, MD
Alok Patel, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician at Columbia University and NewYork Presbyterian-Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital. He has a passion for healthcare innovation and using creative strategies for public health communication. He has worked as a contributor for ABC News Medical Unit, is a pediatric content advisor for Medscape, and is on the founding team for a digital health start-up, Medumo, which provides automated patient instructions for treatments and procedures. Dr. Patel is also a co-founder of Healthyouth, a 501c-3 dedicated to addressing global health concerns; the active focus is sex-trafficking awareness and prevention. In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys improv comedy, traveling, and martial arts.