Assistant Professor
Medicine-Infectious Disease
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US


M.D. from West Virginia University

Professional Interests

  • Vaccine preventable diseases

Professional Statement

Dr. Patel is interested in vaccine development and vaccine strategies especially in high risk populations as well the general population. This has included Phase I, II, and III clinical trials of candidate vaccines in adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Selected Publications


Zika Virus Research
Houston, TX
Clinical study enrolling volunteers with Zika virus infection to help characterize the immune response and the persistence of virus.