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Seema A. Patil, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Assistant Professor of Medicine Fellowship Program Director


685 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21201

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Education and Training

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center


I graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Biology and Philosophy.  I graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2005.  I completed my residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA in 2008.  I returned to University of Maryland for fellowship training in gastroenterology, and have been on faculty since 2011.  My area of clinical and research focus is in inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.  I also have a special interest in medical education.  I coordinate medical student education in gastroenterology, and I am also the program director of the fellowship training program in gastroenterology.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis

Highlighted Publications

Patil S, Rustgi A, Quezada S, Flasar M, Vandermeer F, Cross R. Anti-TNF therapy is associated with decreased imaging and radiation exposure in patients with Crohn’s disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2013 Jan; 19: 92-8.

Patil SA, Cross RK. Update in the management of extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease.  Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2013 Mar; 15: 314-8. 

Patil SA, Cross RK. Medical versus surgical management of penetrating Crohn’s disease: the current situation and future perspectives. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2017; 9: 843-8.



Additional Publication Citations


Awards and Affiliations

Gold Humanism Honor Society