Amee Patrawalla, MD


Dr. Patrawalla

Amee Patrawalla, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Training Program


Dr. Patrawalla is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Rutgers – NJMS and the Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center. She completed her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at New York University. Dr. Patrawalla also received a Masters in Global Public Health from NYU.

She attends in the MICU, as well as on the Pulmonary and TB Consult services at University Hospital. She performs flexible bronchoscopy, including endobronchial ultrasound. Dr Patrawalla is the Medical Director of the Lattimore Practice at the Global TB Institute. She is interested in global health and has worked in India, Sri Lanka and Ethiopia. She is board certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. In addition, she is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of the American Thoracic Society.

Dr. Patrawalla’s interests include tuberculosis, acute lung injury/ARDS, mechanical ventilation and bronchoscopy. She is currently involved in several multidisciplinary projects focused on the identification and progression of latent TB infection, including utilizing positron emission tomography as a diagnostic tool.


Selected Publications:

Ghesani N, Patrawalla A, Lardizabal A, Salgame P, Fennelly KP. Hilar Lymphadenitis in Latent TB Infection Detected by Positron Emission Tomography. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014 Mar 15;189(6):748-50


Chang S, Dabbagh O, Gajic O, Patrawalla A, Elie MC, Talmor D, Malhotra A, Adesanya A, Blum JM, Park PK, Gong MN. Contemporary Ventilator Management in Patients with and at risk of ALI/ARDS. Respiratory Care, 58(4):578–588, 2013


Arafeh A, Naik S, Patrawalla A. Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis and Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Complex in a Patient with Bronchiectasis. Chest, 142: 160 A; 2012.


Gajic O, Dabbagh O, Park PK, Adesanya A, Chang SY, Hou P, Anderson H 3rd, Hoth JJ, Mikkelsen ME, Gentile NT, Gong MN, Talmor D, Bajwa E, Watkins TR, Festic E, Yilmaz M, Iscimen R, Kaufman DA, Esper AM, Sadikot R, Douglas I, Sevransky J, Malinchoc M; U.S. Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group: Lung Injury Prevention Study Investigators (USCIITG-LIPS). Early Identification of Patients at Risk of Acute Lung Injury: Evaluation of Lung Injury Prediction Score in a Multicenter Cohort Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 183(4): 462-470, 2011.


Parsia S, Patrawalla A and Rom WN. Traditional Urban Pollution, in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases (eds SM Tarlo, P Cullinan and B Nemery), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. 2010.


Arafeh A, Maldjian P, Patrawalla A. Endobronchial Inflammatory Polyp due to Migration of a Surgical Staple into the Airway. Chest, 138: 30A; 2010.


Vakil RM, Patrawalla A, Cohen Z. Pulmonary Oxalosis as a Manifestation of Aspergillus niger Infection. Chest, 138: 110A, 2010.


Patrawalla A, Huie M, Condos R, Dawson R, Ress S, Bateman E, Braun C, Rom,W. Expression of Osteopontin and Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 in Cavitary Tuberculosis Treated with DOTS plus Interferon-gamma or DOTS alone. American Thoracic Society, 2007.


Patrawalla A, Bashar M, Rom W, Hansen D, Burschtin O, Steiger D. Utility of Noninvasive Ventilation in Perioperative Management of Patients with Suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea. ATS, 2006.


Patrawalla A, Addrizzo-Harris D and Condos R. Pulmonary Hypertension and Alveolar Hemorrhage in Pregnancy: A Case of Maternal Patent Ductus Arteriosus. Chest, 128, 434S; 2005.


Ashford DA, Kaiser RM, Bales ME, Shutt K, Patrawalla A, McShan A, et al. Planning against Biological Terrorism: Lessons from Outbreak Investigations. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 9: 515-19, 2003.