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Pragnesh Patel, M.D.
Office Address
Wayne State University
University Health Center
4201 St. Antoine (Pod 5C)
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 577-5030
Education & Training

8/2004 –7/2005 Fellowship: Wayne State University
Geriatrics/Internal Medicine
Detroit, MI
8/2004 – present
1998 – 2000 Residency: St. John Hospital & Medical Center
Detroit, MI
1997 – 1998 Internship: St. John Hospital & Medical Center
Detroit, MI
1993 – 1997 Medical: Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
1990 – 1992 Pre-medical: Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Board Certification

Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine. Expiration Date: 2010
Diplomat, American Board of Geriatrics.
Diplomat, American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Expiration

State of Michigan
State of Illinois
Professional Societies

American College of Physicians
Michigan State Medical Society
Wayne County Medical Society
American Gastroenterological Association
Professional Experience

8/2005 _ present Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine/Geriatric
Assistant Medical Director, Elmwood Nursing Home
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
2/2002 – 7/2004 Staff Internist, supervising PA and ANP’s clinic
Transfusion officer for the medical center
Battle Creek VA Medical Center, 5500 Armstrong Road, MI.
7/2001 – 1/2002 Internist (locum tenens), VA Medical Center, University of California
Lajolla, CA.
4/2001 – 6/2001 Internist ( locum tenens), Visiting Physician Association
Southfield, MI.
12/2000 – 3/2001 General Physician, Vihar Clinic, Anand, India.
8/2000 – 11/2000 Hospital-based Internist, St. John Hospital & Medical Center,
Detroit, MI.
7/1992 – 9/1992 Lab Technician, Department of Pathology, Michigan State University,
East Lansing, MI.
Academic Honors & Awards

Symptomatic agranulocytosis in an HIV-patient due to Olanzapine (1st prize resident research
day, Wayne State University, 2007)
The Colonic Field Effect in the Elderly: Support for the Age- Based Predilection to Colorectal
Cancer Proceeding via the Adenoma-Carcinoma Sequence. (Poster of Distinction Digestive
Disease Week, May 2007)

Clinical supervision of Geriatric Fellows and Nurse Practioner’s Clinic, 8 months
Clinical supervision of Internal Medicine residents and 3rd and 4th year medical students, 3
CRC screening in elderly minority population. (Internal Medicine Grand rounds. Wayne
State University May 2007).

Malnutrition in Elderly (Geriatric Fellows Conference, Oct 2007)
Falls In Elderly (Geriatric Fellows Conference, Feb 2006)
Urine Incontinence (Geriatric Consult Didactic Conference, 2006/2007)
Pressure Ulcers (Geriatric Consult Didactic Conference, 2006/2007)
Research Grants:
To determine the molecular basis of colonic field effect by examining EGFR levels in the
region(s) of field effect using reverse PCR. (Submitted to American Federation on
Aging Research, 2008)

To determine if colonic field effects as defined by labeling of Adnab-9 immunoreactivity
increases with advancing age compared to younger control group. (Submitted to Wayne
State University, Medical Staff Trust Fund, 2008)

Effect of Januvia on ghrelin and other gut hormones in elderly patients with diabetes. Co-
. Funded Merck and Co., Inc. April 2007 to 2010.
Determinants of Age Dependent Breathing Instability during NREM Sleep. Co-investigator.
Funded. VA grant.


Akhras J, Patel P, Tobi M. Dieulafoy’s lesion-like bleeding: An under-
recognized cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with advanced liver
disease. Dig Dis Sci, Jan 2007
P. Patel, J. Ramanathan, J. Baran, Jr. Isolated Cutaneous Cryptococcosis of the
Nose Without Systemic Involvement. J Am Acad Dermatol 43:344-5, 2000.
3. P. Patel, A. Suneja. Anticoagulant use for atrial fibrillation in the elderly (letter).
JAGS 53:1883, 2005.

Published Abstracts

E Jeffery, P Patel, R Gupta, M Tobi. Does a Family History of Breast Cancer
Trump Family History Colorectal Cancer for Colonic Neoplasia in a
Prospectively Evaluated High Risk Population? (Accepted for Digestive Disease
May 2009)
P.Patel, S. Pedireddy, S. Saad, R. Rachmale, L Cardozo. "Is the Newest Vital
Sign (NVS) an applicable Health Literacy Tool in the Older African-American
Population?" (Southern Gerontological Society, April 2008).
Mohammad Mobayed, MD, Pragnesh Patel, MD, Bassel El-Rayes, MD,
Anupam Suneja, MBBS, MPH Metastatic Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
presenting as multiple Deep Venous Thromboses in a young man: A Case Report
and literature review. (Regional American College of Physician meeting, May
Sarah Kabbani, MD, Anupam Suneja, MD, Pragnesh Patel, MD, Steroid
Responsive Encephalopathy Associated with Thyroiditis (SREAT): A Case
report Indryas Woldie, MDWayne State University. (Regional ACP meeting,
May 2008).
J Greenberg, P.Patel, R Gupta, Y Xu, M Rambus, V Yordanova, M Lawson, S
Tennenberg, M.Tobi. Fecal Adnab-9 ELISA binding correlates with the presence
of a mucosal field effect as defined by Adnab-9 immunohistochemical labeling
in a prospective study. Abstract Number #6676 (American Association of
Cancer Research, April 2008
P Patel, M Lawson, C Maher, T Orr, M Rambus, M Tobi. Fecal Adnab-9
Binding Validates Risk Stratification for Colorectal Cancer. (American Society
of Clinical Oncology,
Jan 2008).
P.Patel, R. Gupta, J. Hatfield, Y. Xu, M. Rambus, A Majumdar, M. Lawson, M.
Tobi. The Colonic Field Effect in the Elderly: Support for the Age- Based
Predilection to Colorectal Cancer Proceeding via the Adenoma-Carcinoma
Sequence. (Poster of distinction Digestive Disease Week, May 2007).
Richard Wood, Pragnesh Patel, Rasna Gupta, James Hatfield, Yi Xu, Michael
Lawson, Martin Tobi. Colonic field effect: Independent of sex. (American
Association of Cancer Research, April 2007)

M Mathews, P.Patel, J Sobel. Symptomatic agranulocytosis in an HIV-patient
due to Olanzapine. (American College of Physician/American Society of
Internal Medicine, May 2007
R Gupta, P Patel R Yeh, C Renaud-Maher, J Akhras, Martin Tobi, Does
percutaneous endoscopic tube placement influence the outcome of fecal occult
blood test? Residents research presentation, Wayne State University, 2007.



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