Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive

Phone: 2155732740
Fax: 2155732742
Email: mpatel@upenn.edu Research Area(s): Chronic Disease Management Physical Activity mHealth & Wearables

Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS

Director, Penn Medicine Nudge Unit
Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management


Dr. Patel 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.  He is a Staff Physician at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and is a faculty member at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation.  Dr. Patel’s research leverages concepts from behavioral economics to design connected health approaches to improve individual health behaviors. His work also evaluates how information technology-based interventions can be designed to change physician behaviors to reduce low-value services and increase the delivery of high-value care.