Dr. Mitesh Patel shares his entrepreneurial journey, scientific research in behavior economics and digital health, and passion for improving access to medical research at the point of care.
The ModernMD: Dr. Mitesh Patel
Dr. Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, is a board-certified general internist, physician scientist, and entrepreneur. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management at the Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mitesh is a Co-Founder of Docphin, a NYC-based startup that strives to improve the application of evidence-based medicine into clinical practice. As a physician-scientist, Mitesh studies how we can utilize innovative technology and connected health approaches to passively monitor activity and how we can use health incentives to motivate behavior change.