Dr. Rupert Patel MD
Nephrologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Nephrology12121 Richmond Ave # 214 Houston TX, 77082
Dr. Rupert Patel is a pediatric nephrologist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Patel specializes in caring for children with chronic conditions such as hypertension, kidney disease, and chronic dialysis. Pediatric nephrologists have extensive knowledge on the dialysis and transplant processes, while simultaneously developing lasting relationships with the families of their young patients.
Education and Training
Univ of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 2000
The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio 2000
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Baylor Coll Of Med, Internal Medicine
- Baylor College of Medicine Program
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