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Devang M. Patel

Devang M. Patel M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: Institute of Human Virology N559
Phone: (410) 706-1777
Fax: (410) 706-4619

Personal History:

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.

Research Interests:

Dr. Patel's research interests include medical education, HIV in resource limited settings, and infections in critical care medicine.

Clinical Specialties:

Dr. Patel's clinical specialties include HIV/AIDS and infections in critical care medicine.

Grants and Contracts:

U2G GH000099-01 | 9/30/11-9/29/16 | DHHS/CDC
Institutional Strengthening to Improve Quality of Health Care Services in Haiti Through Well Trained Health Care Professionals - Haitian Alliance for Institutional Strengthening (HPRI)
This grant is in partnership with the University of Notre Dame, Haiti, in response to requests from the Haitian MOH and aims to train physicians in infectious diseases through didactic lectures and hospital clinical training.
Role: PI


Patel DM, Moyo C, Bositis CM. A Review of the 2010 WHO Adult Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines: Implications and Realities of These Changes for Zambia. Medical Journal of Zambia, Vol. 37. No. 2 (2010) 118-124.

Bositis CM, Gashongore I, Patel DM. Updates to the World Health Organization's Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infection in Infants. Medical Journal of Zambia, Vol. 37. No. 2 (2010) 111-117.

Gilliam B*, Patel D*, Talwani R, Temesgen Z. HIV in Africa: Challenges and Directions for the Next Decade. Curr Infect Dis Rep (2012) 14:91–101Jul;96:148-150.

Patel DM and Heath J. A 58-year-old man with a cough and fever. Am J Med Sci. 2013 Feb; 345(2):150-3.

Patel DM* and Riedel DJ*. Fever in Immunocompromised Hosts. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2013 Nov; 31(4):1059-71.

Sowah LA, Turenne FV, Buchwald U, Delva G, Mesidor RN, Dessaigne CG, Previl H, Patel D, Edozien A, Redfield RR, Amoroso A. Influence of transportation cost on long-term retention in clinic for HIV patients in rural Haiti. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, Aug 26, 2014.