Robin Patel MD

Professor, Mayo Clinic

Dr. Robin Patel graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Chemistry and from McGill University with an MD. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at Mayo Clinic. She is the Elizabeth P. and Robert E. Allen Professor of Individualized Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Microbiology, Chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology, and Director of the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Patel is a Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology, President of the American Society for Microbiology, an associate editor for Clinical Infectious Diseases, and course director for the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine microbiology course. Her research focuses on clinical bacteriology diagnostic testing, antimicrobial resistance, and microbial biofilms.