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Rupesh Patel, MD

Board-Certified Radiologist
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Certifications
  • USMLE Step 1 (Passed 2013) Basic/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Active)
  • USMLE Step 2 CS/CK (Passed 2014) Mississippi State Medical License (Active)
  • USMLE Step 3 (Passed 2016) Arkansas State Medical License (Active)
  • Radiology Core (Passed 2019)
Education & Training
  • Undergraduate: BS in Molecular Biology, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Medical School: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
  • Internship: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN
  • Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Radiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Memberships
  • American College of Radiology
  • Tennessee Radiological Society
  • Memphis Roentgen Society
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Federation for Medical Research
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • Radiological Society of North America
Awards & Honors
  • Best Case Presentation, Tennessee Radiological Society (2017)
  • Best Case Presentation, Memphis Roentgen Society (2016)
  • Robert M. Hearin Scholarship, University of Mississippi Medical Center (2011 – 2015)
  • Beckman Presidential Scholarship (2008-2011)
  • First Place, Undergraduate Poser Presentation Award (MAS 2011)
  • First Place, Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award (ASM 2010)
  • First Place, Undergraduate Oral Presentation Award (GSF 2010)
  • First Place, Undergraduate Oral Presentation Award (AGEM 2010)
  • Outstanding Sophomore Award (USM 2009)
  • Neuroscience Summer Research Scholar (Summer 2009)
  • Second Place, Undergraduate Poster Presentation Award (BBB 2009)
  • First Place, Undergraduate Oral Presentation Award (GSF 2009)
  • Barry M. Goldwater Foundation, Honorable Mention (2009)
Publications
  • Arana A., Balzli A., Bierdeman M., Caballero A., Patel R., Tang A., and O’Callaghan R. Staphylococcus Alpha-Toxin Action on the Rabbit Iris: Toxic Effects and Their Inhibition. Current Eye Research. 2014, Aug; Pub Status: Published.
  • Patel R. & Shearer G. The Role of DNA Methylation in the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences Abstracts Issue. 2011 Feb; 56(1): 40-41. Pub Status: Published.
Presentations

Posters:

  • R. Patel & R. O’Callaghan. November 7, 2013. Inhibition of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus aureus Keratitis. American College of Physicians Annual Local Chapter Abstract Day. Jackson, MS.
  • R. Patel & R. O’Callaghan. April 4, 2013. Inhibition of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus aureus Keratitis. UMMC Department of Medicine Research Day. Jackson, MS.
  • R. Patel & R. O’Callaghan. October 12, 2012. Inhibition of Toxin Production in Staphylococcus aureus Keratitis. American College of Physicians Annual Local Chapter Abstract Day. Jackson, MS.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. February 18, 2011. DNA Methylation in the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2011 Meeting. Hattiesburg, MS.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. October 29, 2010. DNA Methylation in the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. ASM South Central Branch 2010 Annual Meeting. Hattiesburg, MS.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. May 25, 2010. Determine the Location of the Mold Specific M46 Protein in the Dimorphic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Tri-Beta National Conference. Durango, CO.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. April 3, 2009. Determine the Location of the Mold Specific M46 Protein in the Dimorphic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Tri-beta South Central Regional Meeting. Birmingham, AL.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. February 25, 2009. Determine the Location of the Mold Specific M46 Protein in the Dimorphic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2009 Meeting. Olive Branch, MS.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. November 10, 2008. Localization of the Mold Specific M46 Gene in the Pathogenic Dimorphic Histoplasma capsulatum. American Society for Microbiology. Austin, TX.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. August 7, 2008. Localization of the Mold Specific M46 Gene in the Pathogenic Dimorphic Histoplasma capsulatum. 2nd Biennial National IDEA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence. Washington, D.C.

Oral:

  • R. Patel, MD, D. Martineau, DO, & T. Nauert, MD. November 7, 2017. New Onset of Intractable Seizures. Memphis Roentgen Society. Memphis, TN.
  • R. Patel, MD & P. Zeni, MD. February 26, 2017. A Case of Acute Encephalopathy. Tennessee Radiological Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Nashville, TN.
  • R. Patel, MD & P. Zeni, MD. November 3, 2016. A Case of Acute Encephalopathy. Memphis Roentgen Society Meeting. Memphis, TN.
  • R. Patel, MD, S. Gulla, MD & V. Owen, MD. November 3, 2016. A Peculiar Case of a Right Breast Seroma. Memphis Roentgen Society Meeting. Memphis, TN.
  • R. Patel & G. Shearer. February 24, 2011. DNA Methylation in the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Guest speaker for Developmental Biology Course. University of Southern Mississippi. Hattiesburg, MS.
  • R. Patel & B. Karolewicz. April 10, 2010. Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Protein Expression in the Prefrontal Cortex of Monkeys Treated with Fluoxetine. 26th Annual Biological Sciences Graduate Student Forum Symposium. University of Southern Mississippi. Hattiesburg, MS.
  • R. Patel & B. Karolewicz. January 22, 2010. Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Protein Expression in the Prefrontal Cortex of Monkeys Treated with Fluoxetine. Alliance for Graduate Education in Mississippi (AGEM) Winter Scholar Symposium. University of Southern Mississippi. Hattiesburg, MS.
  • R. Patel & B. Karolewicz. July 23, 2009. Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase Protein Expression in the Prefrontal Cortex of Monkeys Treated with Fluoxetine. Neuroscience Summer Scholar Presentations. Jackson, MS.
  • R. Patel. & G. Shearer. January 24, 2009. Localization of the M46 Gene in the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Alliance for Graduate Education in Mississippi (AGEM) Winter Scholar Symposium. Jackson State University. Jackson, MS.