Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

  • R. Ryan Patel, D.O., FAPA R. Ryan Patel, D.O., FAPA

R. Ryan Patel, D.O., FAPA

  • Title: Psychiatrist

Therapeutic Style:

I believe that every person is unique in who they are, and tailor my treatment style to a person’s needs underpinned by up-to-date medicine, therapy, and healthy lifestyle habits. 

I am just as comfortable managing complex medications as well as a person’s psychological and medical needs.

My goal is to help students achieve their fullest potential and help set a path for continuous self-improvement.

Supervision Style:

Collaborative, Interpersonal.

Professional Interests:

My clinical interests include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, addictions, and wellness strategies for emotional health.

I am an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

I author a blog for college student mental health: u.osu.edu/emotionalfitness.

I can be reached at 614-292-5766.

Groups and Liaison Roles:

Chair of our research committee and am involved in various research projects that advance college student mental health.

Co-ordinate the psychiatry medication workshop series.

Participate in OSU Alcohol and other drug policy committee, OSU-CCS Eating disorder treatment team, TechReach (technology and outreach) committee.

Education background:

Originally from Oklahoma, I graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a degree in Zoology/Behavioral Neuroscience and attended medical school at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences.

I completed my psychiatry training at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where I also served as a chief resident in psychiatry.

Prior to my position at OSU, I served as a psychiatry section chief for Advocate Bromenn Medical Center, and have experience in both office based and hospital based psychiatry.

Personal Interests:

My personal interests include living a fitness based lifestyle, investing, self-development, and watching college football.

My Pronouns:

He/His/Him