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Sagar Patel, MD

Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep MedicineUC San Diego Department of Medicine

Biography

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

Research Interests
– Use of POCUS in pulmonary and critical care medicine
– Biomarkers for early detection of sepsis

Presentations/Publications
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.

 

 

 

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