(631) 444-KIDS (5437)
Pediatric Primary Care
- Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Division Chief, General Pediatrics
SUSMITA PATI MD, MPH
(631) 444-KIDS (5437)
AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
CIGNA GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE HMO
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE OTHER PLANS
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE PPO
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE SENIOR PLAN
FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
ISLAND GROUP ADMINISTRATION
UNITED EMPIRE PLAN (NYSHIP)
UNITED OXFORD FREEDOM PLAN
US FAMILY HEALTH PLAN
VYTRA (except SMART START)
Education & Training
- University of Connecticut School of Medicine (1996)
- Pediatrics, Babies and Children's Hospital, NY (2000)
Post-doctoral Fellow in General Medicine
Columbia University, NY (2002)
Academic & Other
- Academic Rank:
- Associate Professor
- Teaching Activity:
- Year Appointed at
2008 Nominated for Marjorie A. Bowman New Investigator Award
2005 Best Published Pater, Asian-Pacific Islander Caucus of the American Public Health Association
2001 Society for Pediatric Research -- Fellow Clinical Research Award
1999 Edward C. Curnen, Jr. Award in Pediatrics
1996 Linda Ives Award for Excellence in Pediatric Research
1994-1996 Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Public Health Association
Ambulatory Pediatrics Association
Predictors of Medicaid retention, the relationship between maternal health literacy and child health outcomes, and methods to tailor pediatric health supervision to individual needs.
- Clinical Practice Began:
4 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE,
1. Pati S, Romero D, Chavkin W. Changes in utilization of health insurance and food assistance programs in Manhattan in the wake of welfare reform. American Journal of Public Health 2002;92:1441-1445.
2. Pati S, Shea S, Rabinowitz D, Carasquillo O. Does gatekeeping control health expenditures for privately insured children? Findings from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Pediatrics 2003;111:456-460.
3. Pati S, Keren R, Alessandrini EA, Schwarz DF. Generational Differences in Public Spending, 1980-2000. Health Affairs 2004;23(5):131-151.
4. Pati S, Shea S, Rabinowitz D, Carrasquillo O. Health Expenditures Among Privately Insured Adults Enrolled in Managed Care Gatekeeping vs. Indemnity Plans: Findings from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. American Journal of Public Health 2005;95(2): 286-291.
5. Satchell M, Pati S. Insurance gaps among vulnerable children in the United States, 1999-2001. Pediatrics 2005: 116(5);1148-1154.
6. Pati S, Danagoulian S. Do immigrant children increasingly rely on public health insurance? American Journal of Public Health. 2008:98;2004-2010.
7. Feudtner C, Levine J, Srivastava R, Goodman A, Slonim A, Sharma V, Shah S, Pati S, Fargason C, Hall M. How well can hospital readmission be predicted? A retrospective cohort study. Pediatrics. 2009;123;286-293.
8. Feudtner CF, Pati S, Goodman DM, Kahn MG, Sharma V, Hutto JH, Levin JE, Slonim AD, Hall M, Shah SS. State-level child health system performance and the likelihood of pediatric hospital readmission?
Journal of Pediatrics 2010: Mar 19 (epub ahead of print).
9. Fieldston EA, Hall M, Sills MR, Slonim AD, Myers AL, Cannon C, Pati S, Shah S. Children's hospitals do not acutely react to high occupancy? Pediatrics 2010:125(5):974-81.
10. Fieldston ES, Puig A, Shea JA, Metlay JP, Pati S. Physicians' views on incentives for adherence in childhood asthma. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonology 2009:22(4):175-188.
11. Pati S, Feemster KA, Mohamad Z, Fiks A, Grundmeier R, Cnaan A. Maternal Health Literacy and Late Initiation of Immunizations among an Inner-city Birth Cohort. Maternal and Child Health
Journal 2010: Feb 24 (epub ahead of print).
12. Pati S, Mohamad Z, Cnaan A, Kavanagh J, Shea JA. The influence of maternal health literacy on participation in child social welfare programs: the Philadelphia experience. American Journal of
Public Health 2010:100(9);1662-1665.
Susmita Pati, MD MPH is a pediatrician and health services researcher who joined Stony Brook Children's Service in November 2010 as Division Chief of Primary Care Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Pati earned an AB from Harvard-Radcliffe College, a MD from the University of Connecticut's School of Medicine, and a MPH from Columbia University School of Public Health. Dr. Pati completed her pediatric residency, chief residency, and general academic fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Prior to joining Stony Brook, Dr. Pati was Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to her pediatric practice, Dr. Pati specializes in health services research, examining the impact of public policy on the health of underserved children and families. Supported by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and the Commonwealth Fund, Dr. Pati's current research projects examine predictors of Medicaid retention, the relationship between maternal health literacy and child health outcomes, and methods to tailor pediatric health supervision to individual needs. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Medical Center Nursery School in northern Manhattan.