Divya Patel, DO

Dr. Divya Patel

Divya Patel, DO
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine

Email: divya.patel@medicine.ufl.edu

TEL: 352-273-8738

Bachelor of ScienceUniversity of FloridaMicrobiology and Cell Science
Master in Business AdministrationRockhurst UniversityBusiness Administration
Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineKansas City University Medicine
ResidencyThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationInternal Medicine
FellowshipThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Advanced Fellowship University of Colorado/National Jewish HealthSarcoidosis


  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests:

  • Sarcoidosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease

Board Certifications:

  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Professional Societies:

  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • World Association for Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders
  • American Association for Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders

Honors and Awards:

  • Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Travel Grant, 2018
  • College of Medicine 2018 Exemplary Teacher Award
  • American Thoracic Society International Conference Fellows Track Symposium Travel Award, 2012


  • Patel DC and Hamzeh N. Immunosuppressive Management of Cardiac Sarcoidosis. In: Freeman AM, ed. Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Key Concepts in Pathogenesis, Disease Management, and Interesting Cases. 1st ed. New York: Springer International Publishing; 2015:103-113.
  • Patel DC, Budev M, and Culver DA.End-Stage Sarcoidosis (“Advanced Pulmonary Sarcoidosis”). In: Judson MA, ed. Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. 1st ed. New York: Humana Press; 2014:79-110.
  • Hongbo L, Patel D, Welch A, Wilson C, Mroz M, Li L, Rose C, VanDyke M, Swigris J, Hamzeh N, and Maier L. Association between occupational exposures and sarcoidosis: an analysis from death certificates in the United States, 1988-1999. CHEST 2016 Aug; 150(2):289-98.
  • Kalra SS, Innabi A, Runnstrom M, Lascano J, and Patel DC. Severe Hypertriglyceridemia,Acute Pancreatitis and Chyloptysis, QJM: An International Journal of Medicine.Sept 2019. https://doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz236.
  • Runnstrom M, Kalra S, Lascano J, and Patel DC. Overdose of Designer Benzodiazepine Diclazepam. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine Oct 2019: hcz247, https://doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcz247.
  • Patel DC and Ashton RW. Inhaled therapy for acute COPD exacerbation in the hospital: are we missing the low-hanging fruit? South Med J 2011; 104(11):742-5.
  • Maier L, Liu H, Patel D, Welch A, Wilson C, Mroz M, Rose C, VanDyke M, Swigris J, and Hamzeh N. Response. CHEST 2016 Dec; 150(6):1423-1424.
  • Chertoff J, Biswas A, Patel DC. Anchors Aweigh. Lancet 2017; 390(10098):932-3.
  • Biswas A, Wynn J, Patel D, Weber M, Thakur S, Sriram P. Comparison of the Yield of 19-G eXcelon Core Needle to a 21-G EBUS Needle During Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration of Mediastinal Lymph Node for the Detection of Granulomas in Cases of Suspected Sarcoidosis. Journal of Thoracic Disease 2017; 9(9): E864–E866.
  • Tejwani V, Patel DC, Zein J, Guzman JA, Diaz-Guzman E, Mireles-Cabodevila E, Dweik RA, and Heresi GA. Survival After an ICU Hospitalization for Pulmonary Hypertension. Chest 2018; 154(1):229-231.
  • Ramon V, Hyde R, Gomez-Manjarres D, Patel DC. Letters to the Editor. Respiratory Medicine 2018;