Mezu-Patel, Ngozi MD

Ngozi Mezu-Patel, MD
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Infectious Disease

Dr. Ngozi Mezu-Patel has been an Infectious Disease Specialist since 2013.  Dr. Mezu-Patel completed her Internal Medicine residency at UHS Wilson Medical Center, Binghamton Clinical Campus of SUNY Upstate Medical University. She completed sub-specialty fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC), New Orleans, LA. She is an established member of the Cortland medical community and is a member of the Cortland County Board of Health. She has participated in several global health projects and presentations regionally and nationally and is passionate about reducing global health disparities. She participates frequently in medical mission trips to under-served rural communities in Nigeria.

Cayuga Center for Infectious Diseases at Cortland
14 Kennedy Parkway
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 339-0632
Fax: (607) 299-4379


Doctor of Medicine, St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine (Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman)

Internship: UHS Wilson Medical Center (Johnson City, NY) and SUNY Upstate Medical University Binghamton Clinical Campus, (Binghamton NY) – Internal Medicine

Residency: UHS Wilson Medical Center (Johnson City, NY) and SUNY Upstate Medical University Binghamton Clinical Campus, (Binghamton NY) – Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (New Orleans, LA) – Infectious Disease

Areas of Special Clinical Interest

General infectious disease


Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses

Hepatitis C

Sepsis management


Ngozi Mezu-Patel, MD, Infectious Diseases, Kent General Hospital, Dover, Delaware. Practical
Reflections on Breaking Bad News in a Clinical Setting. Invited Contributor to Book Chapter “Communicating Bad News in the HealthCare Organization.” In Management and Leadership – A Guide for Clinical Professionals. Ed. Patole, S. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 269-282

Adaure Nwaba,  Thy Vo, Mph, Jianbo Xiao PhDcc, Kelechi Mezu-Nnabue, Dr. Ph, O.D,  Nina Nwaba, Pharm .D. MPH, Msc,   Ngozi Mezu-Patel, MD,  Ure Mezu-Chukwu, MD,  Oge Mezu Pharm .D,  Olachi Mezu-Ndubuisi, MD, OD. Use of an integrated medical mission to determine contributors to disease prevalence & healthcare disparities in a rural community in South-East Nigeria.  Presented at the UW Global Health Symposium, April 8, 2015.

Musheni Nsa, MD, Ngozi C. Mezu-Patel, MD, David H. Martin, MD, Stephanie N. Taylor, MD, M. Jacques Nsuami, MD, MPH Gonorrhea positivity in New Orleans public high schools, 1996 to 2005. Letter to the Editor. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 40(7):599–600, JULY 2013 DOI: 10.1097/01.OLQ.0000431047.36273.a1 PMID:2396577

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