Vivek Patel, MD – Overview

Vivek Patel, MD

Dr. Vivek Patel is a native South Floridian who attended high school at Pine Crest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biology at the University of Miami where he graduated in with honors.

He then attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he also graduated with honors. He then completed his internal medicine year at the JFK Hospital in Atlantis, Florida. Following his intern year, he completed his residency in radiation oncology at the prestigious Jackson Memorial Hospital / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami, Florida. While there, he held the honorable position of chief resident.

During his time in medical school as well as training, Dr. Patel has been involved in high impact research spanning from basic science to clinical trials. Dr. Patel’s key research interests include advances in radiotherapy for the prostate cancer. He is experienced in hypofractionation, stereotactic body radiotherapy, as well as other novel approaches in the treatment of prostate cancer.

He has given numerous talks abroad and has published in numerous respected journals including Contemporary Radiation Oncology, Radiation Research, and Journal of Radiation Oncology.

Telephone:  (954) 492-5764

Fax:  (954) 776-3238

Specialty: Radiation Oncology

Languages spoken: English, Gujrati, Hindi, Spanish

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