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    Transplant Clinical Director

    Dr. Patel joined the Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division in 2004 after completing an internal medicine residency and fellowships in nephrology and transplant nephrology at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received his medical degree with A.O.A. distinction from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School. An active researcher, Dr. Patel has been involved in several major research endeavors in kidney transplantation. Dr. Patel is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology.

    Clinical Expertise

    Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    Clinical Interests

    Kidney Transplantation

  • Medical School

    University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, NJ, 1997

    Internship

    University of Michigan, MI, 1998

    Residency

    University of Michigan, MI, 2000

    Fellowship

    University of Michigan, MI, 2004

    Publications
    Title: Fatal graft versus host disease presenting as fever of unknown origin in a pancreas after kidney transplant recipient
    Authors: A.Patel
    Publisher: American Journal of Transplantation
    Date: 01-Apr-08
    Issue: 8(4): 881-883
    Description: Article

    Title: Renal transplantation in patients with pre-transplant donor specific antibodies and negative flow cytometry crossmatches
    Authors: A.Patel
    Publisher: American Journal of Transplantation
    Date: 01-Oct-07
    Issue: 7(10): 2371-2377
    Description: Article

    Title: Oral Ganciclovir Versus Low-Dose Valganciclovir for Prevention of Cytomegalovirus Disease in Recipients of Kidney and Pancreas Transplants
    Authors: A.Patel
    Publisher: Transplantation
    Date: 15-Feb-07
    Issue: 83(3): 290-296
    Description: Article

    Title: Ionizing radiation exposure among kidney transplant recipients due to medical imaging during the pretransplant evaluation
    Authors: A. Patel
    Publisher: CJASN 2013
    Date: 2013
    Issue: 8(5):409-415
    Description: Article
    Title: Racial differences in outcomes of the evaluation of potential live kidney donors: a retrospective cohort study
    Authors: A. Patel
    Publisher: AM J Nephrol
    Date: 2012
    Issue: 35(5):409-415
    Description: Article
    Title: Barriers to living donor kidney transplantation among black or older transplant candidates
    Authors: A. Patel
    Publisher: CJASN
    Date: Dec 2010
    Issue: 5(12):2338-2347
    Description: Article
    Title: Retrospective analysis of early steroid-induced adverse reactions in kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients
    Authors: A. Patel
    Publisher: Transplant Proc
    Date: Jan-Feb 2007
    Issue: 39(1):199-201
    Description: Article
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