Salma I. Patel, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, 2013
  • MPH: Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, 2013
Honors and Awards
  • Affiliate, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Affiliate, American Medical Association
  • Affiliate, American College of Physicians
  • Internal Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2016
  • Sleep Medicine Fellowship (adult and pediatric), Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota , 2017
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine, 2016
  • Sleep Medicine, 2017

Select Publications


Patel, S. I., D. Combs, and S. Parthasarathy, "Sleep apnea 20/20: a 20-year cohort that continues to inform the next 20 years.", J Clin Sleep Med, vol. 16, issue S1, pp. 27-28, 2020 Dec 17. PMCID: PMC7792887  PMID: 33054968
Mashaqi, S., H. M. Mansour, H. Alameddin, D. Combs, S. Patel, L. Estep, and S. Parthasarathy, "Matrix metalloproteinase-9 as a messenger in the crosstalk between obstructive sleep apnea and comorbid systemic hypertension, cardiac remodeling, and ischemic stroke: a literature review.", J Clin Sleep Med, 2020 Oct 27. PMID: 33108267
Berryhill, S., C. J. Morton, A. Dean, A. Berryhill, N. Provencio-Dean, S. I. Patel, L. Estep, D. Combs, S. Mashaqi, L. B. Gerald, et al., "Effect of wearables on sleep in healthy individuals: a randomized crossover trial and validation study.", J Clin Sleep Med, vol. 16, issue 5, pp. 775-783, 2020 05 15. PMID: 32043961
Combs, D., C-H. Hsu, O. Bailey, S. I. Patel, S. Mashaqi, L. Estep, N. Provencio-Dean, S. Lopez, and S. Parthasarathy, "Differences in sleep timing and related effects between African Americans and non-Hispanic Whites.", J Clin Sleep Med, 2020 Dec 31. PMID: 33382030


Patel, S. I., M. J. Ackerman, F. E. Shamoun, J. B. Geske, S. R. Ommen, W. T. Love, S. S. Cha, J. M. Bos, and S. J. Lester, "QT prolongation and sudden cardiac death risk in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.", Acta Cardiol, vol. 74, issue 1, pp. 53-58, 2019 Feb. PMID: 29513133