Niraj Patel, MD, is a pediatric Allergist/Immunologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He is double board certified in pediatric allergy/immunology and infectious diseases. Dr. Patel received his medical degree and pediatric residency training from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky. Following his residency, he completed his fellowship training in both allergy/immunology and infectious diseases at Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. During this time, Dr. Patel also received a master’s degree in clinical investigation.
Dr. Patel has been an author/co-author of articles published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and Journal of Clinical Immunology. He currently serves as Chair of the ACAAI COVID-19 Vaccine Taskforce Committee and was awarded the ACAAI Distinguished Service Award in 2021.
Dr. Patel’s academic and clinical interests include primary immunodeficiency diseases and infections in immunocompromised hosts.
Focus of Practice
Areas of Interest
- Primary immunodeficiency
- Infections in immunocompromised hosts
- Drug allergy
- American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
- Clinical Immunology Society
- Infectious Disease Society of America
- Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
- American Academy of Pediatrics
Research & Publications
Dr. Patel’s research interests include X-linked carriers of chronic granulomatous disease, rotavirus vaccination in infants born to mothers receiving anti-TNFalpha biologics, novel immunoglobulin therapies and devices in primary immunodeficiency disease, and novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to treat primary immunodeficiency diseases.