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Janak A. Patel, MD

Specialties
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Janak Patel, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric infectious disease specialist. Since 1989, he has been performing clinical and research duties, as well as providing education to students at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. He has also been at Shriners Children's since 1989, consulting on children with burns who have infectious complications. He has additional expertise is in infection control.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Ibadan, School of Medicine
Ibadan
Nigeria
6/30/1981

Internship
University College Hospital, School of Medicine
Ibadan
Nigeria
6/30/1982

Residency
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
6/30/1987

Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
6/30/1989

Academic Positions and Locations

UTMB - The University of Texas Medical Branch
Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 1995-Present: Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UTMB
  • 2016-Present: Director, Department of Infection Control & Healthcare Epidemiology, UTMB