Monali Patel, M.D. is a Neurologist with a special interest in OtoNeurology, Vestibular and Balance disorders, and also specializes in Headache disorders, a combination of subspecialties that is unique to the San Diego medical community. Along with a comprehensive and compassionate medical approach, she collaborates unique procedures for optimal management. These include Botox, Trigger Point injections, Occipital nerve block injections, IR Occulography, Rotational Chair evaluation & treatment for vertigo, Computerized Dynamic Posturography, VNG/VEMP. She is dedicated to being at the forefront of technology, understanding the latest advancements in neurologic diseases, and keeping a patient centered approach with exceptional care. A native of Chicago, Dr. Monali Patel has received many honors and distinctions. She graduated with high honors and on the Dean’s List from the Illinois Institute of Technology, where she received her undergraduate degree in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics and graduated from the Honors Program in Engineering & Medicine. She obtained her medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, and was selected as the Student Dean. Dr. Patel completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, and was recognized amongst the top of her class as a “Resident of the Year.” She completed her residency training in Neurology at Temple University Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident. She has an interest in teaching, and has been invited to lecture to physician, resident & student groups. Dr. Monali Patel is committed to understanding the latest research in Neurology. Her goal is to continue rising to the challenges of an ever changing healthcare system as the spectrum of modern medicine neurology has and will occupy a place of prominence. Notably, Dr. Patel has consistently been selected as a 'Top Neurologist in San Diego' as well as 'Three Best Neurologist' in San Diego, in addition being distinguished as a “Leading Physician of the World” by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals.