Thomas Hargest, MD


  • Residency, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Doctor of Medicine, St. George’s University School of Medicine, West Indies
  • Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, England
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, University College London, England


  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Rheumatology, Pediatric Rheumatology


  • Certificate of Research Distinction, University at Buffalo Internal Medicine Research Day, 2023
  • Resident Siegel Award, Honorable Mention, excellence in teaching
  • Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2020


  • Wajiha Jeelani, Rana Harhay, Brian Wrotniak, Thomas Hargest, Amanda Teo, Rabheh Abdul-Aziz, “The Importance of Differentiating Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis from Lyme Arthritis in Pediatric Patients.” Cureus, 21 Dec. 2022,
  • Benjamin Reeve, Thomas Hargest, Charlie Gilbert, Tom Ellis, “Predicting Translation Initiation Rates for Designing Synthetic Biology.”Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, vol. 2, Jan. 2014,

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