Rashmi Patil, MD

Rashmi Patil, MD

Hometown: Sterling Heights, MI

College/Medical School: Wayne State University/University of Michigan Medical School 

Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career/Research Interests:

  • Malnutrition and diarrheal illnesses, particularly as they relate to global health
  • Social determinants of health and health disparities

Hobbies/Interests: Reading and listening to podcasts on a wide variety of subjects, exploring new cuisines, baking human and dog treats alike, spending time outdoors with aforementioned dog.

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: Happily married to Aalok Sanjanwala for nearly 2 years! Share a fur child with him, a 30 lb ball of energy named Bella. 

Travel/Languages: Have traveled to 5 of the 7 continents (still need to make it to South America and Antarctica). Speak Marathi fluently, understand Hindi at a basic level.

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: During my fellowship interview day at UPMC Children's Hospital, I was immediately struck by the warm collective spirit and welcoming nature of the fellows/faculty. I also appreciated the very apparent quest for discovery and constant striving for self-improvement. The thriving surrounding neighborhood of Lawrenceville is an added bonus!