• Binita Patel, M.D.

    Patel Binita

    Department or Service

    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Emergency Medicine

    Specialty

    Emergency Medicine

    Primary Location

    Texas Children's Hospital

    Also sees patients at

    Texas Children's Hospital West Campus

    Contact Information

    6621 Fannin
    A2210
    Houston, TX 77030
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    Phone: 832-824-5497
    Fax:  832-825-5424

    Director of Quality and Safety, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Texas Children's Hospital
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

    Medical School

    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Doctor of Medicine, 2000

    Residency

    Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatrics, 2003

    Fellowship

    Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2006

    From Dr. Patel

    Dr. Patel’s interests are in quality improvement. Currently she is involved in multiple studies investigating the implementation of a protocol to improve the care of patients presenting with septic shock to the emergency department. She has also participated in studies involving improving the length of stay in the Pediatric Emergency Department.

    Goal: To provide state-of-the-art health care to children seeking emergent services.  

    Objectives:

    • Deliver individualized, high-quality health care to the emergently ill or injured children 
    • Advance excellence in emergency pediatrics through innovations in research 
    • Provide world-class education and training in pediatric emergency medicine 
    • Advance the causes of safety and security for all children through advocacy for their medical, physical and emotional needs 

    Please note that Dr. Patel only sees patients in the Emergency Center and does not accept appointments. 

    Professional Organizations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
      Member

    Selected Publications

    Patel B, Kennebeck SS, Caviness AC, Macias CG. Use of a discharge facilitator improves recall of emergency department discharge instructions for acute gastroenteritis. Pediatric Emergency Care 25(9):558-564, 2009.

    Laos C, DiStefano MC, Cruz AT, Caviness AC, Hsu DC, Patel B. Mobile pediatric emergency response team (MPERT): Patient satisfaction during the novel H1N1 influenza outbreak. Kelsey-Seybold Tenth Annual Health Services and Outcomes Research Conference. December 2009. Winner of best poster.

    Laos C, DiStefano MC, Cruz AT, Caviness AC, Hsu DC, Patel B. Mobile pediatric emergency response team (MPERT): Patient satisfaction during the novel H1N1 influenza outbreak. 2nd PEMFellows.com Newsletter, December 2009.

    Laos C, DiStefano MC, Cruz AT, Caviness AC, Hsu DC, Patel B. Mobile pediatric emergency response team (MPERT): Patient satisfaction during the novel H1N1 influenza outbreak. American Academy of Pediatrics’ Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2010 Leadership Conference Training Leaders to Improve Health Care Quality in Emergency Settings for Children. San Antonio, TX, April 2010.

    Laos C, DiStefano MC, Cruz AT, Caviness AC, Hsu DC, Patel B. Mobile pediatric emergency response team (MPERT): Patient satisfaction during the novel H1N1 influenza outbreak. Pediatric Academic Societies/Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, May 2010.

    * Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.

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