Jiten Patel, M.D.

Jiten Patel, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology
  • Renal Sonography
  • Dialysis


Jiten Patel, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in renal sonography, glomerulonephritis, and dialysis, with a particular focus on the underserved dialysis population.

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine before receiving advanced training in nephrology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in nephrology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Medical Association. He has delivered several invited lectures and published numerous academic articles.

In 2019, he earned the Outstanding Patient Care Award from UT Southwestern.

Personal Note

Dr. Patel’s interests outside of medicine include computers/technology, home improvement, basketball, football, movies, and music.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2015), Nephrology
  • Medical School - Louisiana State University School of Medicine (2006-2010)
  • Residency - Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans (2010-2013), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Outstanding Patient Care Award 2019, UT Southwestern
  • Nephrology Commencement Speaker 2019, UT Southwestern
Books & Publications
  • Unfunded Dialysis Populations
  • Dialysis Access

Clinical Focus

  • Renal Sonography
  • Dialysis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Dialysis Access Management
  • Critical Care Nephrology

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