Assistant Professor of Medicine
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Monica Patel, MD graduated as a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX in 2003. She completed an internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship by 2010 at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Echocardiography. She has pursued academic medicine since 2010 at the University of Texas Medical School as an assistant professor in Cardiology. Her primary focus in fellowship was in cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, vascular studies, nuclear stress tests, and cardiac computed tomography. Since June 2012, she has joined the P.E.T. center. She participates in the CENTURY Health Study aimed at the prevention or reversal of coronary heart disease by intense combined pharmacologic and lifestyle treatment.