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Ami M. Patel, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:




Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-5720


(410) 328-5685

Education and Training

Dr. Patel finished her medical school from University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, AL. She completed her internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She joined faculty at the University of Maryland in 2014.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Hypertension, cardiorenal syndrome, chronic kidney disease, continuous renal replacement therapy

Highlighted Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles


Lim MA, Patel A, Woo E, Cohen D.  Autotransplant and Renal Artery Aneurysm Repair in a Patient with a Congenital Solitary Kidney. Vascular Disease Management 2008; 5 (4): 118-121.


Patel AM, Goldfarb S. Got Calcium? Welcome to the Calcium-Alkali Syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol 2010; 21 (9): 1440-3.


Patel AM, Adeseun GA, Ahmed I, Mitter N, Rame JE, Rudnick MR. Renal Failure in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device.  Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2013; 8(3):484-96


Patel AM, Jessup M, Tomaszewski J, Doyle A. Case Report: Hypercalcemia due to a Giant Cell Myocarditis. Prog in Transplant 2013; 23(4):365-7


Patel AM, Adeseun G, Goldfarb S. Calcium-Alkali Syndrome in the Modern Era. Nutrients 2013; 5: 4880-4893 [ISSN 2072 – 6643]


Patel AM, Rame JG, Rudnick MR. How Does the Nephrologist Manage an LVAD Patient on Chronic Maintenance Dialysis? Seminars in Dialysis 2014; 27(3): 284-288


Bahrainwala J, Patel A, Diaz KM, Veerabhadrappa P, Cohen DL, Cucchiara A, Townsend RR. Ambulatory Arterial Stiffness Index and Circadian Blood Pressure Variability J Am Soc Hypertens 2015; 9(9): 705-10


Lippold C, Kalarn SP, Swamy RN, Patel A. Ocular Dialysis Disequilibrium-Management of intraocular pressure during hemodialysis of open angle glaucoma: A case report and review of the literature. Hemodial Int. 2019 Jul;23(3):E72-E77


Lippold C, Patel A. Correction of Hyponatremia using D5W Pre-Filter in patients Receiving Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: A Case Series. (submitted)


Book Chapters

Patel A, Rudnick M. Radiocontrast Nephropathy.  In Lerma EV, Nissenson AR (eds): Nephrology Secrets, 3rd ed., Philadelphia, Mosby, 2012, pp. 101-105


Patel A, Thomas B. Choosing the Best Dialysis Option in the Patient with Acute Kidney Injury and in the Intensive Care Unit. In Henrich's Principles and Practice of Dialysis 5th ed, Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer, 2017, pp. 663-684


Patel A, Kapoor K, Rudnick M. Kidney Injury in Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices. In Rangaswami J, Lerma EV, Ronco C (eds): Cardio-nephrology: Confluence of the Heart and Kidney in Clinical Practice , Cham, Switzerland, Springer, 2017, pp.191-203


Patel A, Kapoor K, Rudnick M. Effects of Ventricular Assist Device therapies on renal function. In Desai CR, Cotts W, Lerma EV (eds): Ventricular-assist Devices and Kidney Disease: Clinical Perspectives, Cham, Switzerland, Springer, 2018, pp. 111-134


Sethi A, Kohli J, Patel AM, Rudnick MR. Contrast-induced nephropathy.  In Lerma EV, Nissenson AR (eds): Nephrology Secrets, 4th ed., Philadephia, Elsevier, 2019, pp 94-

Clinical Specialty Details

Clinical interest include chronic kidney disease management, end-stage renal disease, complex hypertension, acute kidney injury, ICU nephrology, and peritoneal dialysis