Sonal Patel, MD





Sonal Patel, MD, joined Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in April 2019. She received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and biology at Youngstown State University in Ohio and a Doctorate of Medicine at Northeastern Ohio Medical University. Dr. Patel completed her residency in pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Patel has co-authored two book chapters and performed research projects investigating novel biomarkers of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and outcomes in capsule endoscopy.

Dr. Patel has specific interests in general gastroenterology and IBD.

Her patient advocacy goals focus on helping families navigate the medical system through a collaborative effort with a multidisciplinary team.

In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her family, reading and travelling.


Childrens Physician Group - Gastroenterology

Emory Childrens Center Building, 2015 Uppergate Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Get Directions 404-785-5437

Focus of Practice

  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Patient advocacy

Areas of Interest

  • IBD
  • Enteral feeding and nutrition

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association