Pooja A. Patel, DrOT, OTR/L, CDP, CFPS

Pooja A. Patel

Pooja A. Patel, DrOT, OTR/L, CDP, CFPS

Chicago, Illinois, USA


Dr. Patel is the founder and primary consultant of a private practice targeting family and caregiver education related to senior care. She has been an acute care occupational therapist for 5+ years primarily serving the geriatric population with attention to dementia care, fall prevention, and chronic disease management.

She is also currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Delaware State University teaching Adult & Geriatric Mental Health & Psychosocial Practice. Dr. Patel formerly served as the National President of Pi Theta Epsilon from November 2017 to April 2022. As PTE President, she also served as a member of the AOTF Board of Trustees.

Listen to Pooja Patel on the OT Potential Podcast

  • OT and Falls Prevention