• Dr. Patel's clinical practice is focused on general infectious diseases and HIV care for inpatients and outpatients at UAB Medical Center and the Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Validated risk score for predicting 6-month mortality in infective endocarditis 2016
    2015 One-year outcome following biological or mechanical valve replacement for infective endocarditisInternational Journal of Cardiology.  178:117-123. 2015
    2015 Infections from body piercing and tattoosMicrobiology Spectrum.  3. 2015
    2014 Gamification as a tool for enhancing graduate medical educationPostgraduate Medical Journal.  90:685-693. 2014
    2014 A qualitative assessment of internal medicine resident perceptions of graduate medical education following implementation of the 2011 ACGME duty hour standardsBMC Medical Education.  14. 2014
    2013 HACEK Infective Endocarditis: Characteristics and Outcomes from a Large, Multi-National CohortPLoS ONE.  8. 2013
    2013 Influence of the timing of cardiac surgery on the outcome of patients with infective endocarditis and strokeClinical Infectious Diseases.  56:209-217. 2013
    2013 Risk of vancomycin-induced nephrotoxicity in the population with chronic kidney diseaseAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  345:396-399. 2013
    2012 Cross-reactivity of Aspergillus galactomannan in an HIV-infected patient with histoplasmosisMedical Mycology Case Reports.  1:119-122. 2012
    2012 Association between Vancomycin-resistant enterococci bacteremia and ceftriaxone usageInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.  33:718-724. 2012
    2009 Community-associated meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections: Epidemiology, recognition and managementDrugs.  69:693-716. 2009
    2009 Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus discriminates within USA pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typesJournal of Hospital Infection.  71:333-339. 2009
    2008 Association of fluconazole pharmacodynamics with mortality in patients with candidemiaAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.  52:3022-3028. 2008
    2008 Candida infective endocarditis 2008
    2008 Active surveillance to determine the impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization on patients in intensive care units of a veterans affairs medical centerInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.  29:503-509. 2008
    2008 Emergence of USA300 MRSA in a tertiary medical centre: implications for epidemiological studiesJournal of Hospital Infection.  68:208-213. 2008
    2008 Dissemination of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary care hospitalSouthern Medical Journal.  101:40-45. 2008
    2007 USA300 genotype community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of surgical site infectionsJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  45:3431-3433. 2007
    2006 Nosocomial spread of Enterococcus faecium resistant to vancomycin and linezolid in a tertiary care medical centerJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  44:3368-3370. 2006
    2006 Prevalence of inducible clindamycin resistance among community- and hospital-associated Staphylococcus aureus isolatesJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  44:2481-2484. 2006
    2005 Initial management of candidemia at an academic medical center: Evaluation of the IDSA guidelinesDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease.  52:29-34. 2005
    2004 Utility of real-time antifungal susceptibility testing for fluconazole in the treatment of candidemiaDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease.  50:119-124. 2004


    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Infections from Body Piercing and Tattoos.  307-323. 2016

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    Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1999
  • Full Name

  • Mukesh Patel