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Ketan M. Patel, MDUSC Breast Center

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Ketan M. Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Address:

USC Plastic Surgery
1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 415
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Phone: (323) 442-7920
Fax: (323) 442-7989

Locations:

  • Keck University Hospital
  • Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Background:

Ketan M. Patel, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, FL, he completed his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete a 6-year integrated residency in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where he trained under world-renowned breast reconstructive surgeons, Drs. Scott Spear and Maurice Nahabedian. He then went on to complete the most highly coveted one-year reconstructive surgery fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, where he learned advanced techniques in breast reconstruction and lymphedema surgery. Dr. Patel’s clinic focus and expertise are in implant breast surgery, autologous flap reconstruction, oncoplastic breast reconstruction, and lymphedema surgery. He has published numerous articles and written several book chapters related to breast reconstruction, with many focused on patient-centered decision making using all available options for reconstruction. In addition, Dr. Patel’s research interests extend further to understanding the role of lymphedema surgery in improving a patient’s quality of life.

Specialties:

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Microsurgery
  • Lymphedema Surgery

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science, Biology and Economics, University of Miami, FL, 2003
  • Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2007

Residencies:

  • Georgetown University Hospital, Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency, 2007-2013

Fellowships:

  • Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Fellowship in Reconstructive Surgery, 2013-2014

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery

Awards:

  • Distinguished Resident in Reconstructive Microsurgery Award; Georgetown Plastic Surgery Residency
  • “Best Paper in Breast Reconstruction” Award-ASPS Senior Residents Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Administrative Chief Resident; Georgetown Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Distinguished Resident in Wound/Extremity Plastic Surgery Service Award; Georgetown Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Medical Honors Society

Languages:

  • English

Curriculum Vitae (full list of publications, abstract presentations) – PDF file, 64KB


 

 

 

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