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Sophia (Ali) Patel, MD, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Cleveland, OH


Pediatric Gastroenterology Cleveland, OH

Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

Co-Director, Pediatric Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Center Program Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship

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  • Dr. Sophia Patel is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Cleveland, OH. She received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice 8 years. She is the Co-Director of the Pediatric Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders Clinic and offers specialized care for children with these disorders. State of the art therapeutics and diagnostics including transnasal endoscopy are now available through Dr. Patel.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2012 - 2015
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Pediatrics, 2009 - 2012
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityClass of 2009
  • Kent State University
    Kent State UniversityBS, Integrated Life Sciences, Cum Laude, 2002 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2009 - 2025
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Gastroenterology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Fellow Research Presentation Douglas S. Moodie Annual Pediatric Research Day, Cleveland Clinic Children’s, 2015
  • Fellow Research Award American College of Gastroenterology, 2014
  • Blog “Most Newsworthy” Abstract American College of Gastroenterology, 2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Measurement of Quality-of-Life Outcomes in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients Treated for Eosinophilic Esophagitis  
    Chen, Barry, Mahajan, Hong, Patel, Cureus
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis: A review of the pediatric population and consideration of upcoming therapies  
    Bhesania, Selvakumar, Patel, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 10/16/2021
  • Gastrointestinal staple line reinforcement  
    Downey DM, Ali S, Goldblatt MI, Saxe JM, Dolan JP, Surgical Technol Int, 1/1/2007


  • Congenital Esophageal Stenosis in an Infant
    Barry J, Selvakumar P, Park E, Patel S, NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 1/1/2017
  • Dieulafoy’s lesion in an 11 year old female with acute upper GI bleeding
    Kabbany, M, Feinberg, L, Selvakumar, P, Kay, M, Patel S, NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC, 1/1/2016
  • Analysis of volatile organic compounds in the exhaled breath of patients with celiac disease
    Collyer E, Patel S, Anani A, Lappe S, Grove D, Dweik R, Alkhouri N, J of Ped Gastro Nut Hep, 1/1/2015
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  • Analysis of Exhaled Volatile Organic Compounds Reveals New Biomarkers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome 
    Multiple locations, 2014, 2015 - 1/12/2015
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita and Esophageal Webs: A Connection That’s Easy to Swallow 
    Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital - 1/30/2011


  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A quick look at this increasingly common condition 
    Patel S, Consult QD Cleveland Clinic
  • What people with IBS want you to know about their condition 
    Patel S
  • Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance 
    Patel, S
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Authored Content

  • Eosinophilic esophagitis: A review of the pediatric population and consideration of upcoming therapiesOctober 2021

Press Mentions

  • Pediatric GI Diagnosis: Eosinophilic Esophagitis
    Pediatric GI Diagnosis: Eosinophilic EsophagitisApril 29th, 2017