Abhay S. Patel, PharmD, MS

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Abhay S. Patel, PharmD, MS, is a residency preceptor with the Pharmacy Residency Program and a pharmacy manager for ambulatory services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pharmacy operations, Ambulatory and perioperative pharmacy services, Automation and informatics, Pharmacy leadership, Medication safety
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Health-System Pharmacy Administration (PGY1/PGY2/MS) – Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Graduate Degree

PharmD - Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ

MS in Pharmacy Leadership and Administration - University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX

Titles and Academic Titles

Pharmacy Manager

Residency Preceptor, Pharmacy Residency Program

Research Interests

Cystic fibrosis

Technology optimization

Pharmacist and technician advancement

340B/financial stewardship

Workflow and process improvement

Pediatric patient/family experience

Population health




Patel A, Wagner J, Hollier L. Improved Patient Experience through Expansion of Pediatric Outpatient Pharmacy Services. Case Study. NEJM Catalyst. 2016 Nov: 5-9.

Posters and Presentations


Patel AS, Wagner JL, Choi JJ, McCarthy JG, Lopez RI, Fernandez JM, Hollier LH. Evaluating cost savings and patient benefit from the 340B drug pricing program through expansion of pediatric outpatient pharmacy services [platform presentation]. Texas Society of Health System Pharmacists Alcalde Conference; April 2016, Frisco, Texas.


McDade EJ, Patel AS, Ruiz FE. Safety of High-Dose Colistin Therapy in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients. North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2015, Phoenix, Arizona.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA)

Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists (PSHP)