Dr. Patel graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 2003. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Maryland in 2007, serving as Chief Resident for the Med/Peds residency during his 4th year. Following residency, he stayed on at the University of Maryland for his fellowship in Infectious Diseases. He then joined the faculty at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. While on faculty, he lived in Lusaka, Zambia and worked with the University of Zambia (UNZA) to develop a residency program in HIV Medicine for Zambian physicians at UNZA. Dr. Patel's current work includes developing a similar program for the University of Notre Dame- Port au Prince in Haiti. He also serves at the Chief of Service for the MICU ID service at UMMC and is involved in the ID fellowship program at the UMSOM.
Post-graduate medical education, HIV-related mortality in the international context.
HIV/AIDS, Critical Care ID, General ID
Gilliam B, Patel D, Talwani R, Temesgen Z. HIV in Africa: Challenges and Directions for the Next Decade. Curr Infect Dis Rep (2012) 14:91â?"101.
Vaughan L, Patel D, Kuruppu J. Infectious diseases. In: Wolfsthal SD, editor. National Medical Series - Medicine. 7th Edition. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkens, Baltimore, MD. 2011.
Fekete T, Patel D, Kurrupu J. Infectious Diseases. In Wolfsthal SD (ed.) National Medical Series - Medicine. 6th Edition. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkens, Baltimore, MD. 2007.