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Janak A. Patel, M.D.


Infectious Disease and Immunology


Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology


Appointments: 409-772-3695



Mailing Address

301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0371

Dr. Janak Patel isa Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology. He received his medical degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1981. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Robertwood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1987. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease in 1989 at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (State University of New York). Immediately after completing the fellowship, he joined UTMB in July 1989. Dr. Patel also directs the Maternal-Child HIV program and is involved in research related to otitis media in children.

Janak A. Patel, M.D.