Mona Patel, MD

Chief Integrated Delivery Systems Officer
President, Medical Group
Vice President, Ambulatory Operations
Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Mona Patel, MD, FAAP, is an attending physician in the Department of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She is the Vice President of Ambulatory Operations at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and currently serves as the Chair of the Public Policy & Advocacy Committee for the Academic Pediatric Association. She currently serves as President of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group.


Medical School

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatrics



Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Chair, Public Policy and Advocacy Committee, Academic Pediatric Association
American Academy of Pediatrics


2003- Altruism Honors Award--Clinical, Devon Medical Clinic, Northwestern School of Medicine,Chicago
2005- General Pediatrics Service Award, Division of General Pediatrics, CHLA, LA, CA
2006- Community Service Award, Division of General Pediatrics, CHLA, LA, CA
2007- Chief Resident Award, Department of Pediatrics, CHLA, LA, CA
2009- Steven M. Thompson Loan Repayment Award- Serving Underserved Communities, State of California, Sacramento, CA
2009- Barbara Korsch Award- Home Safe Home, Department of Pediatrics, CHLA, LA, CA
2011-2018- "Top Doctor”, Pasadena Magazine, Los Angeles, CA
2017- Calvin SIA National Community Pediatric Medical Home Leadership and Advocacy Award, American Academy of Pediatrics


Title: Early Identification of and Referrals to Early Intervention Services for Autism and Other Developmental Delays
Role: Principal Investigator
Agency: First 5 Los Angeles
Dates of Award: 4/2014-6/2020

Description: Goal is to standardize and efficiently operationalize developmental screening using validated screening tools for all children ages 9mo, 18mo and 24mo at community based federally qualified health centers serving primarily low income Latino children. Provider and staff knowledge and education in screening will also be addressed.  Finally, collaboration with community agencies in resource provisions and case management for developmental delay.


Chris Moore, MD, Irina Zamora, PsyD, Mona Patel Gera, MD, Marian Williams PhD. Developmental Screening and Referrals: Assessing the Influence of Provider Specialty, Training and Interagency Communication. Clinical Pediatrics. October 1 2017. Volume: 56 Issue: 11. Pages 1040-47.

Mona Patel Gera MD, Majiney Eulingbough, LVN, Wendy Parson, LVN, Jose Arreguin RN, Gracie Corona MA and Muriel Barton, LCSW. How to Engage Patients and Families of Children with Complex Care Needs: The Role for Interdisciplinary Rounds in Pediatric Patient Centered Medical Home. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, Vol 1, Issue 2, p58-59. 2015

LJ Chamberlain, S Wu, MD, G Lewis, N Graff, J Javier, JSR Park, CL Johnson, SD Woods, M Patel, D Wong, GS Blaschke, M Lerner, A Kuo.  A Multi-Institutional Medical Education Collaborative: Advocacy Training in California Pediatric Residency Programs.  Acad Med. Mar;88(3):314-21. 2013. PMID: 23348081

Peck Y. Ong, MD, Mona Patel, MD, Ronald M. Ferdman, MD, Theresa Dunaway, RN, Joseph A. Church, MD. Association of staphylococcal superantigen-specific IgE with mild and moderate atopic dermatitis. Journal of Pediatrics, December 2008. Vol 159, Issue 6, Pages 803-906. PMID: 18621391


Patient Centered Medical Home for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Health Care Services Utilization in Community Based Care

Advocacy for Underserved Populations

Humanism Curricula in Pediatric Education