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Raza Patel, M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-2900 PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
(801) 662-2900 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Patel received his master’s degree in public health and went on to get his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at SUNY at Buffalo at the Women and Children´s Hospital of Buffalo.

Dr. Patel is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenteroly and he is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Primary Children´s Medical Center. His interests include inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic disorders, nutritional rehabilitation, non-transplant hepatology and quality improvement.

Dr. Patel sees clinic patients at Primary Children’s Medical Center and the Primary Children’s Medical Center Riverton Extension.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Gastroenterology)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Gastroenterology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Gastroenterology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-2900 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Gastroenterology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Patel received his undergraduate degree, Master’s degree in Public Health and his M.D. from the University of Utah. After completing his postgraduate training in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology at the University at Buffalo he joined the faculty at the University of Utah in 2011.

During his postgraduate training he published papers on a wide variety of clinical topics including eosinophilic esophagitis, C. difficile in functional abdominal pain, and varicella immunity in inflammatory bowel disease. In addition to his clinical research publications, Dr. Patel has published basic science work on lipid metabolism, dietary factors in fatty liver disease, and has written a book chapter on graft versus host disease. Most recently, since joining the faculty at the University of Utah Dr. Patel has published research on C. difficile in cystic fibrosis, and authored a book chapter on infectious colitis.

Currently Dr. Patel is involved in overseeing the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology’s fellowship curriculum, serves on Primary Children’s CME committee, and is a member of NASPGHAN’s professional education committee. His current research projects include evaluating bone health in inflammatory bowel disease, evaluating the role of biopsy in the diagnosis of graft versus host disease, and enrolling patients into a registry study on milk protein allergy. His future goals are to establish a gastrointestinal motility center to serve the intermountain region.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship SUNY at Buffalo Program
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Fellow
Residency SUNY at Buffalo Program
Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical University of Utah School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training University of Utah DFPM
Public Health
M.P.H.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Human Development & Family Studies
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Patel R, Baker SS, Liu W, Desai S, Alkhouri R, Kozielsi R, Mastrandrea L, Sarfraz A, Cai W, Vlassara H, Patel MS, Baker RD, ZHU L (2012). Effect of dietary advanced glycation end products on mouse liver. PLoS ONE.
  2. Patel RA, Baker SS, Sayej WN, Baker RD (2011).

    Two Cases of Helicobacter pylori-Negative Gastric Outlet Obstruction in

    Children. Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine, 2011, Article ID 7498.
  3. Pohl JF, Patel R, Zobell JT, Lin E, Korgenski EK, Crowell K, MacKay MW, Richman A, Larsen C, Chatfield BA (2011). Clostridium difficile Infection and Proton Pump Inhibitor Use in Hospitalized Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Gastroenterol Res Pract, 2011, Article ID 3450.
  4. Sayej WN, AlKhouri R, Baker RD, Patel R, Baker SS (05/24/2011). Esophagitis in Children with Celiac Disease. Gastroenterology, 2011.
  5. Ansari F, Baker RD, Patel RA, Baker SS (2011). Varicella immunity in inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 53(4), 386-388.
  6. Baker SS, Faden H, Sayej W, Patel R, Baker RD (2010). Increasing Incidence of Community-Associated Atypical Clostridium difficile Disease in Children. PubMed PMID: 20150212. Clin Pediatr (Phila).
  7. Zhi L, Baker SS, Liu W, Tao MH, Patel R, Nowak NJ, Baker RD (2010). Lipid in the livers of adolescents with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: combined effects of pathways on steatosis. PMID: 21075404. Metabolism.
  8. Srivastava R, Stone BL, Patel R, Swenson M, Davies A, Maloney CG, Young PC, James BC (2009). Delays in Discharge from a Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital. J Hosp Med, 12(8), 481-485.
  9. Sayej W, Patel R, Baker R, Tron E, Baker S (2009). Treatment with High Dose Proton Pump Inhibitors Helps Distinguish Eosinophilic Esophagitis from Non-Eosinophilic Esophagitis. (*Co-Author). J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 49(4), 393-399.

Book Chapter

  1. Patel, RA, Deneau M (2014). Infectious Colitis. In Pohl, J, Gelfond, D. (Ed.), A Colour Handbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology (1). London: Manson Publishing.
  2. Patel RA, Bambach B (2011). Graft vs Host Disease. In Sondheimer JM, Waasdrop-Hurtado C (Ed.), The NASPGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology , Hepatology and Nutrition (First, pp. 591-596). New York: Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing.

Poster

  1. Kody Crowell, Raza Patel, Mark Fluchel, Amy Lowichik, StaciBryson, John Pohl (Fall 2012). ENDOSCOPY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF INTESTINAL GRAFT-VERSUS-HOST DISEASE: IS LOWER ENDOSCOPY WITH BIOPSY AS EFFECTIVE IN DIAGNOSIS AS UPPER ENDOSCOPY COMBINED WITH LOWER ENDOSCOPY? Poster session presented at NASPGHAN 2012, Salt lake City.

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