Associate Professor of Duke University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Health Network
Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Medicine degree from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and completed his clinical fellowship in Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Perth, Western Australia.
He completed a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship in Clinical and Translational Research in viral hepatitis at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, San Diego, CA, and at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. He was on faculty at Duke University 2004-2015 and an Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure before moving to UHN Toronto in October 2015.
His research interests include clinical and translational research relating to host metabolic risk factors and mechanisms of fibrosis in viral hepatitis, along with the development of non-invasive markers of fibrosis, and the incorporation of functional genomic tools in the development of biomarkers of disease progression.