“I am grateful to help people through this challenging endeavor in their lives. I believe you should view me not only as your care practitioner, but also as a friend. This includes getting to know you beyond your cancer, which builds a lifelong rapport and allows for better understanding of your needs and values. In addition to providing the best possible care, it is my hope that I can enable and engage you to be a more active participant in your disease management. By taking an increasingly active role, you become better educated and have the tools necessary to make critical decisions in a collaborative manner.”

Certified: Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Certified, Oncology-Certified Nurse

Licensed: Advanced Practice Nurse, Registered Nurse, New Jersey

MSN: Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, NJ

BSN: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ

Awards: Chosen to represent the Oncology Nursing Society at the European School of Nursing and the European Oncology Nursing Society, 2019; participant in ONS Capitol Hills Days, lobbying for oncology-related bills to senators and members of congress, 2018; national recipient of the Top 40 under 40 Oncology Nursing Society Emerging Leader Award Scholarship, 2015; Guest speaker, Bloomfield College School of Nursing, Nursing Convocation

Member: Oncology Nursing Society, President, ONS North Central Jersey Chapter, 2018, Board Member and Membership Chair, ONS North Central Jersey Chapter, 2014-2016

Languages: English, Gujarati

To schedule an appointment with Amita B. Patel, or one of our advanced practice providers, call 888-824-8312. Or you can request an appointment via our online form.

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