Sagar Patel, MDPulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep MedicineUC San Diego Department of Medicine
Dr. Patel was born and raised in southern Africa with completion of medical school at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg where he received a merit-based scholarship and was invited to join the Golden Key International Honor Society. He developed an interest in pulmonary and critical care medicine during residency with a special interest in the use of ultrasound modalities as a rapid diagnostic tool for various medical conditions within this field. He has presented his research at national meetings including American College of Chest Physicians.
Education & Training
2006-2011: Medical School: University of Witwatersrand Medical School, South Africa
2013-2016: Residency : Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
2016-2017: Chief Resident: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia
2018-2021: Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care, UC San Diego
– Use of POCUS in pulmonary and critical care medicine
– Biomarkers for early detection of sepsis
Patel, S.R., & Patel, N.K., & Wani, A. (October, 2016). Pulmonary Hypertension in Hyperthyroidism: A reversible cause. Presented at: American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST); Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Mulki, R., Patel, S.R., Feyssa, E.. (November, 2016). Improvement in treatment lag in patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma after implementation of a new multi-disciplinary model at a tertiary center. Presented at: American Association for study of Liver diseases (AASLD); Boston, MA, USA.
Patel, S.R, & Huang, G., & Dissinyake, I. (May, 2016). A curious case of Evans Syndrome. Presented at: American College of Physicians (ACP) Nationals; Washington, D.C., USA.
Patel, S.R. & Phowthongkum, P. (May, 2016). Splenic infarct in the setting of stable atherosclerosis of aortic arch with iatrogenic manipulation. Presented at: American College of Physicians (ACP) Nationals; Washinton, D.C., USA.