Nephrologist Shalin Patel, MD, is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine as a Diplomate in nephrology. He joined the Renal Clinic of Houston in Katy, Memorial City, and North Cypress, Texas, in 2008.
Although he was not born in Texas, Dr. Patel moved to Houston when he was quite young and considers Houston his hometown. After graduating from Westfield High School up in the north part of Houston, he received his undergraduate degree in biology from Tulane University.
He subsequently returned back to Texas and went to medical school at the University of Texas medical school at Galveston. After completing school, Dr. Patel went up to Chicago and trained at Northwestern University, where he completed both his internal medicine residency and fellowship in nephrology.
Dr. Patel is an active medical staff member at several of the hospitals he practices at. He presently sits on several committees at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Kindred Town and Country Hospital. He also is presently serving as the chief of staff at the Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital in Katy, Texas.
Dr. Patel also serves as the Medical Director for Cypresswood Davita dialysis center.