Smita Patel, DO Title: Neurologist, Researcher, Author Expertise: Sleep Medicine, Neurology, Integrative Medicine Triple Board-Certified in Neurology, Sleep Medicine, and Integrative MedicineFellow of the American Academy of Sleep MedicinePresident of the Illinois State Neurological SocietyFounder of iNeuroInstitute.com Experience Smita Patel, DO, is an integrative neurologist and sleep medicine physician. She is the President of the Illinois State Neurological Society and Founder of iNeuroInstitute.com On iNeuroInstitute.com, Dr. Patel blogs about integrative sleep and brain health knowledge to educate communities. She has served in hospitals and across the healthcare industry for over 20 years. Dr. Patel has participated in a number of clinical research studies in neurology and sleep medicine in addition to authoring several book chapters for academic publications. She also advises and writes for several medical companies. Education Dr. Patel received her undergraduate degree from Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed neurological training at Medical College of Wisconsin and sleep medicine trainiing at the University of Chicago. She also completed a two-year fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson under Dr. Andrew Weil. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.