Niraj Patel, MD, MS, is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology at Levine Children’s Hospital, in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Dr. Patel established the Charlotte Immunodeficiency Center of Excellence in 2009. He is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric infectious diseases, and allergy and immunology.

Dr. Patel chairs the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology COVID-19 Task Force and is available to answer questions about allergic reactions to the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.