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Jayshil Patel, MD

Jayshil Patel, MD

Assistant Professor

"Despite being in an intensive care unit to “heal”, many patients (and their families) find the intensive care unit setting to be distressful. One of my personal aims is to try and alleviate distress associated with being in an intensive care unit setting through ample communication to ensure patients and their families receive information and gain comprehension. "




  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Circulatory Shock
  • Hemodynamics
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis

Treatments & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Non-Invasive and Invasive Ventilatory Support
  • Nutrition: Enteral Access and Management
  • Parenteral Nutrition (PN)

Clinic Locations

Pulmonary Medicine - Froedtert

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226
Phone:(414) 805-9400
Fax:(414) 456-6211
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Zablocki VA Medical Center

5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53295-1000
Phone:(414) 384-2000
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I joined the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in July 2011.  Since, my career has centered around a mixture of enhancing patient care, providing education and mentorship to house staff and medical students, and advancing science through research, where I primarily study the impact of enteral nutrition on critical care patient outcomes.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Medicine - Ross University School of Medicine - Dominica, West Indies (2005)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine - John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County - Chicago, IL (2005-2008)
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee (2008-2011)
  • K30 Clinical Research Scholar, Clinical Research Scholar's Program - Clinical Translational Science Institute  (2012-2014)
  • Nestle Clinical Nutrition Fellow - University of Louisville and Oregon Health Sciences University - Louisville , KY (2015-2016)
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