Trusha Patel, MD

Trusha Patel, MD
Trusha Patel, MD, is an attending physician with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Very early onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD)
Locations: Main Campus

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC


Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Gastroenterology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification


Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Patel TT, Conrad MA, Kelsen JR. Common Threads in Pediatric Inflammatory Diseases: Insight into Personalized Medicine. JAMA Pediatrics. Published online June 18, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.1169


Sun B, Banugaria SG, Prater SN, Patel TT, Fredrickson K, Ringler DJ, de Fougerolles A, Rosenberg AS, Waldmann H, Kishnani PS. Non-depleting anti-CD4 monoclonal antibody induces immune tolerance to ERT in a murine model of Pompe disease. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports. 1(2014):446-450.


Banugaria SG, Prater SN, Patel TT, Dearmey SM, Milleson C, Sheets KB, Bali DS, Rehder CW, Raiman JA, Wang RA, Labarthe F, Charrow J, Harmatz P, Chakraborty P, Rosenbergy AS, Kishnani PS. Algorithm for the early diagnosis and treatment of patients with cross reactive immunologic maternal-negative classic infantile pompe disease: a step towards improving the efficacy of ERT. PLoS One. 8(2013): e67052.

Prater SN*, Patel TT*, Buckley AF, Mandel H, Vladovski E, Banugaria SG, Feeney EJ, Raben N, Kishnani PS. Skeletal muscle pathology of infantile Pompe disease during long-term enzyme replacement therapy. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 8(2013): 90.


Patel TT, Banugaria SG, Frush DP, Enterline DS, Tanpaiboon P, Kishnani PS. Basilar artery aneurysm: a new finding in classic infantile Pompe disease. Muscle and Nerve. 47(2012):613-615.

Banugaria SG, Patel TT, Kishnani PS. Immune modulation in Pompe disease treated with enzyme replacement therapy. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. 6(2012):497-499.

Patel TT, Banugaria SG, Case LE, Wenninger S, Schoser B, Kishnani PS. The impact of antibodies in late-onset Pompe disease: a case series and literature review. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 106 (2012): 301-309.

Banugaria SG, Patel TT, Mackey J, Das S, Amalfitano A, Rosenberg A, Charrow J, Chen YT, Kishnani PS. Persistence of high sustained antibodies to enzyme replacement therapy despite extensive immunomodulatory therapy in an infant with Pompe disease: Need for agents to target antibody-secreting plasma cells. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism. 105(2012): 677-680.

Posters and Presentations


Patel T, Conrad MA, Shraim R, Merz A, Maurer K, Dawany N, Devoto M, Behrens E, Bunin NJ, Freedman JL, Giraudo C, Sullivan KE, Kelsen JR. Integration of Clinical, Immunologic and Genomic Data in Children with Very-Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease Leads to Identification of Candidates for Curative Therapy with Stem Cell Transplantation. Oral presentation. Digestive Disease Week. San Diego, CA. May 2019.


Kelsen J, Conrad M, Dawany N, Merz A, Shraim R, Patel T, Sullivan K, Devoto M, Hamilton K. Understanding Phenotypic Distinctions in Sub-Populations of Very Early-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. Washington, DC. June 2018.

Patel T, Shraim R, Maurer K, Dawany N, Conrad M, Sullivan, K, Kelsen J. Immunophenotyping of Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient: Monocyte Subpopulation Analysis. Presented as Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week. Washington, DC. June 2018.


Patel T, Conrad M, McDermott J, Dawany N, Devoto M, Sullivan K, Kelsen J. Infantile-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Lymphoma as a Presentation of IL-10R Deficiency. Abstract Presented as Poster Presentation. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. November 2017.

Awards and Honors

2018, GI Fellow Citizenship Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2012, Southeastern Regional Genetics Group Trainee Travel Award

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Quality Improvement Group, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2016-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
 - 2018-present, Fellows Committee


2018-present, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
2016-present, American Gastroenterological Association
2013-present, American Academy of Pediatrics