Arth Patel, MD, MPH

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician | Board Certified Family Medicine, and Primary Care Sports Medicine

Dr. Arth Patel is a highly skilled Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician with a passion for providing exceptional compassionate  care to his patients. With expertise in treating sports-related injuries and managing acute and chronic conditions, Dr. Patel is dedicated to helping individuals of all ages achieve optimal musculoskeletal health. His notable credentials encompass his position as a former assistant team physician for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, as well as his role as a team physician for St. John’s University, factors that have contributed to his appeal among patients.

Throughout his journey, he has been an active participant in the medical education of his peers. Most recently, Dr. Patel served as the Assistant Professor in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Columbia University. Concurrently, he participated as Affiliate Clinical Faculty at St. John’s University and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weil Cornell School of Medicine. During his time at New York Presbyterian, he was a Core Faculty member responsible for supervising Fellows. Dr. Patel’s remarkable combination of academic titles showcase his dedication to wellness and the future of musculoskeletal medicine.

Dr. Patel’s combination of experience and dedication to patient care and his expertise in sports medicine and non-operative orthopedics make him an invaluable asset to our team. With a strong commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in healthcare, he ensures that his patients receive the highest quality of care.

In his spare time, he loves spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys watching professional basketball, cooking, and working out on his peloton. He’s from New York City but grew up an avid Nets Fan!



  • General Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Biologic injections
  • Regeneratice Medicine
  • Upper and Lower extremity pain Sports Medicine
  • Non-Operative Orthopedics
  • Concussion Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Stem Cell Therapy

Education and Training:

Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Lehigh Valley Health Network, PA

Family Medicine Residency, University of Connecticut, CT

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), New York Medical College, NY

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), New York Medical College, NY

Bachelor of Biomedical Education (B.S.), City College of New York, NY

Awards and Honors:

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Teaching Award
  • Winner of the Sports Medicine Award at the University of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations


  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Leadership Positions:

  • Chief Resident University of Connecticut

Hospital Privileges:

  • CentraState Medical Center
  • Old Bridge Medical Center