Dr. Patel specializes in Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, and Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgeries. His clinical practice focuses on all aspects of minimally invasive urology procedures, including robotic, percutaneous, laparoscopic, ureteroscopic, and needle ablative surgeries.
- Dr. Patel’s research interests include outcomes-based studies on minimally invasive surgical techniques for kidney cancer
- He is focused on evaluating the methodology used in percutaneous surgery for large kidney stones
- He leads projects regularly in the endourology lab that may change the way surgery is practiced
Dr. Patel completed undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago, earning a degree in Economics and Biological Sciences. He subsequently completed his MS in Biotechnology at Johns Hopkins University. His medical degree was earned at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, followed by an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Urology at the Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Patel joined the Department of Urology at UC Irvine in 2016 as a fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Ralph Clayman and Dr. Jaime Landman.
Undergraduate: University of Chicago
Graduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Internship & Residency: Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship: University of California, Irvine – Laparoscopy, Endourology, Robotic Surgery, and Image Guided Therapy