Dr. Nirav B Patel MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Nirav Patel is a pulmonologist in Tampa, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Florida Hospital and Kindred Hospital-Central Tampa. He received his medical degree from N.H.L Municipal Medical College and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Patel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Florida Hospital and one of 5 at Kindred Hospital-Central Tampa who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Florida Hospital
Ranked #34 in Pulmonology

Kindred Hospital-Central Tampa

St. Joseph's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

New York Methodist Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2001 - 2004

N.H.L Municipal Medical College
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The selective alpha7 agonist GTS-21 attenuates cytokine production in human whole blood and human monocytes activated by ligands for TLR2, TLR3, TLR4, TLR9, and RAGE.
Rosas-Ballina, M., Goldstein, R.S., Gallowitsch-Puerta, M., Yang, L., Valdés-Ferrer, S.I., Patel, N.B., Chavan, S., Al-Abed, Y., Yang, H., Tracey, K.J.

Cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway activity and High Mobility Group Box-1 (HMGB1) serum levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Goldstein, R.S., Bruchfeld, A., Yang, L., Qureshi, A.R., Gallowitsch-Puerta, M., Patel, N.B., Huston, B.J., Chavan, S., Rosas-Ballina, M., Gregersen, P.K., Czura, C.J., Sloan, R.P., Sama, A.E., Tracey, K.J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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