Monika Patel, PT, DPT

Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
(415) 514-6779

UCSF Health Profile


  • BS, Kinesiology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 2001
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2005
  • Neurologic Physical Therapy residency, Marquette University/Zablocki VA Medical Center, 2012

Board Certifications

  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS)
  • Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Community reintegration programs for people with stroke, brain injury, etc. to foster healthy lifestyles, exercise regimen, and prevention of other health issues
  • Benefits of Yoga (Asana, Pranayama, Meditation) with the neurologic population
  • New technology and devices to improve gait in people with MS, stroke, TBI, SCI, etc. Telehealth in neuro populations – PD, MS, Stroke