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 Medical Center in 2007, serving as Chief Resident for the Med/Peds residency during his 4th year. Following residency, he stayed on at UMMC for his fellowship in Infectious Diseases. In 2009, he joined the faculty at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine. While on faculty, he lived in Lusaka, Zambia working 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. Dr. Patel is a co-course director for the HDID course at UMSOM and was selected by the Class of 2015 to receive the Clinical Golden Apple Teaching Award.
Dr. Patel's research interests include medical education, HIV in resource limited settings, and infections in critical care medicine.
Dr. Patel's clinical specialties include HIV/AIDS and infections in critical care medicine.
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