Dr. Darshan R Phatak MD Pathologist

Dr. Darshan Phatak is a pathologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baylor University Medical Center and Ben Taub General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Baylor University Medical Center and one of 23 at Ben Taub General Hospital who specialize in Pathology. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Marathi.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: General Pathology, Forensic/Autopsy

Clinical Interests: Forensic Pathology, Autopsy, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Surgical Pathology

Other Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Marathi

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2000–2005

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Forensic Pathology, 2005–2006

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified 9 years in Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

American Board of Pathology
Certified 8 years in Forensic Pathology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Huffing air conditioner fluid: a cool way to die?
Phatak, D. R., Walterscheid, J.

Postmortem findings in eight cases of influenza A/H1N1.
Rosen, D.G., Lopez, A.E., Anzalone, M.L., Wolf, D.A., Derrick, S.M., Florez, L.F., Gonsoulin, M.L., Hines, M.O., Mitchell, R.A., Phatak, D.R., Haden-Pinneri, K., Sanchez, L.A.

Huffing Air Conditioner Fluid: A Cool Way to Die?
Phatak, D.R., Walterscheid, J.

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