Skip to main content

Virtual visit appointments available 7 days a week from 9:00am to 11:00pm. Learn More

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates: Get the latest on vaccine information, in-person appointments, virtual visits and more. Learn More


Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-2778
Fax: 832-825-0245


6701 Fannin Street
8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Priya Patel, MPAS, RRT, CRT, PA-C

Physician Assistant-Certified


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Medical Branch Masters Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies 2015


Priya D. Patel, MPAS, RRT, CRT, PA-C is a certified physician assistant and registered respiratory therapist in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of the several Advanced Practice Providers who works with the surgery team to care for patients. Priya is part of the Fetal Surgical Team with Dr. Keswani, Dr. King, and Dr. Lee. Her responsibilities include rounding and managing care for the Texas Children’s Fetal Surgical Team, seeing patients in the outpatient clinic setting, and assisting in the operating room. She is one of two APPs who help care for surgical patients in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Her interests include congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ECMO, mechanical ventilation in neonates, and fetal surgery. In addition to her responsibilities, she is the General Surgery Clerkship Director for the Texas Children’s Hospital Physician Assistant Surgery Fellowship. 

Priya received her undergraduate degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology from University of Houston and a Bachelor in Respiratory Care from The University of Texas Medical Branch. She then earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. 


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Physician Assistants Member
American Association of Respiratory Care
National Board of Respiratory Care

Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
Texas Gulf Coast Physician Assistant Association

* 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.