Anita K Patel MD

Pediatrician and Pediatric Care Specialist


Anita K Patel MD is a double board-certified Pediatrician and Pediatric Critical Care Attending at Children’s National Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania with a major in neuroscience and minor in health care management. She subsequently attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine for medical school, followed by pediatric residency at Cornell University-New York Presbyterian Hospital and finally completed a pediatric critical care fellowship at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is currently an NIH funded researcher specializing in pain, sedation and delirium management in critically-ill children. Outside of her traditional job, she is also a 500-hour registered yoga teacher, and helped develop a set of meditations for women going through IVF with the Expectful App. She is currently postpartum with a newborn and has built a strong and supportive community of women on social media by sharing her  academic physician life and IVF journey on Instagram @AnitaKPatelMD.

All sessions

Planning a Pregnancy and Postpartum Care of Mom and Baby

  • 5 August, 2021
  • 7:45pm - 8:30pm

LIVE: Dear Aunty Please stop asking me if I am Pregnant: Living with Infertility

  • 19 July, 2020
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

LIVE: Busting COVID-19 myths

  • 18 July, 2020
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm