Dr. Nehal Patel is a compassionate and accomplished Internist and Nephrologist based in Houston, TX. Originally from Texas, Dr. Patel earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. He accomplished his medical degree at the St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, and completed both his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in nephrology at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Patel is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also a member of the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation, and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Patel currently serves as Chief of the Medicine Department at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital.
He also has a strong interest in the management of diabetes and is a member of the American Association of Diabetic Educators.
Dr. Patel is also involved in the dialysis community in the Greater Heights area and serves as Medical Director of two local dialysis centers.
Outside of work, he enjoys exercising his humanitarian instincts in a variety of ways. He has served on medical missions trips to Cambodia and Peru and is a speaker for various community groups.