Samir S. Patel, MD

Biography

Samir S. Patel, MD

Samir S. Patel, MD is an assistant professor of Medicine at George Washington University in the division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension. Her serves as the director of the Renal Fellowship Programs and co-directs the ambulatory blood pressure monitoring program for the Renal Division. In the past, he has served as medical director for one of the GWU dialysis units and was course director for the Renal section of the second year medical student Introduction to Clinical Medicine course.

Dr. Patel’s clinical activities range from impatient nephrology service to the chronic kidney disease clinic and the outpatient hemodialysis service. His clinical interests are hypertension, renal transplantation and kidney stones. He is involved in several research projects related to the psychosocial issues in patient with end-stage renal disease and has written on the subject in peer-reviewed journals. He also has a special interest in ethical aspects of renal replacement therapy. He recently authored a book chapter on social, ethical and legal issues and dialysis patients.