Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Sameer  Patel, MD, MPH

Sameer Patel, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)

Focus of Work


I am the Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. I lead efforts to promote judicious use of antibiotics and limit the emergence of antibiotic resistance. My clinical and research interests include antimicrobial stewardship, multi-drug resistant infections, and patient safety and quality.

Academic Focus

My research interests include comparative effectiveness, health informatics, and impact of microbiology rapid diagnostics on antimicrobial prescribing.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush Medical College (2002)
  • MPH: Columbia University, Public Health (2011)
  • Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Pediatrics (2003)
  • Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital, Pediatrics (2005)
  • Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center, Pediatrics Infectious Diseases (2008)


Administrative office: 312-227-4667

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 20
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611


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