Dr. Reina Patel received her B.S. from Houston Baptist University in Biology and Spanish and her D.O. from University of North Texas: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency training at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She joined the faculty at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas in 2007 in the Department of Pediatrics as a Pediatric Hospitalist. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Texas Pediatric Society. Her academic interests include family centered rounds and asthma.


Graduate School
University of North Texas Heal (2003)

Research Interest

  • Asthma
  • Family Centered Rounds


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease: A 15-Year Analysis at a Children's Hospital in the United States.
Lee BC, Patel R Clinical pediatrics 2012 Feb
Ten-year-old girl with a worsening dry cough
Thankavel B, Vandiver K, Patel R Contemporary Pediatrics 2011 May 28 5 48-53
Intussusception: A Rare Complication of Hereditary Angioedema
Patel R 2011 Apr 6 Supplement 2
Index of suspicion.
Liu H, Patel R, Lee B, Pernica JM, Goldfarb D, Harrison ME Pediatr Rev 2009 May 30 5 175-80

Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatricians
    D Magazine (2014)
  • Rose Award
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2006)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2008)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2003)