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Meera Patel DO

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine
  • Active State Medical Licenses: New York, Texas, Illinois, Colorado, and Washington

Professional Background

Dr. Meera Patel, DO has been a Family Physician for nearly a decade. She treats and evaluates patients of all ages with various ailments. Dr. Patel credits an undergraduate degree in psychology, in addition to her training in Osteopathic Medicine, in helping her establish a core foundation to provide compassionate care for her patients.

Dr. Patel has a broad knowledge base and experience treating patients with mental health disorders. In addition to medically reviewing content on ChoosingTherapy.com, Dr. Patel offers care, including behavioral health treatment, to her patients through numerous telemedicine platforms.


Family Medicine Residency – Northwell Health, Plainview Hospital
D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
B.S, University of Illinois – Urbana, Champaign

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Area of Focus

  • Family Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Burnout
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Depression in Women

Depression in Women: Symptoms, Causes, & Getting Help

Hormones, biology, and societal pressure all contribute to women struggling with depression at a significantly higher rate than men. With psychotherapy, learning regulation skills, and medication for some, depression can be managed.

April 4, 2020
Burnout Vs. Depression

Burnout Vs. Depression: Understanding the Differences

While the features of burnout may mirror those of depression, burnout is not a clinical condition like depression. Burnout is a mental state in which people experience exhaustion and increased cynicism due to stress. Symptoms of burnout often reduce when individuals address stressors, whereas depression can persist despite such changes.

April 4, 2020
Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMADs): Types & Treatments

Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMADs): Types, Symptoms, & Treatments

PMADs include both depression and anxiety disorders and are strongly related to poor maternal and infant health outcomes, calling for consistent screening, education, and treatment.

April 4, 2020
How to Prevent Burnout

How to Prevent Burnout: 16 Tips From a Therapist

Learning how to avoid burnout can be challenging, but practicing stress management, re-evaluating priorities, and caring for basic and emotional needs can help individuals maintain balance and wellness. Everyone experiences stress differently, but taking positive steps can allow people to better cope with and manage challenges.

April 4, 2020