Dhaval T. Patel, M.D.

Dhaval T. Patel, M.D.
Staff Clinician

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Dr. Patel conducts research to identify diagnostic and prognostic markers for endocrine tumors. Dr. Patel is a rising star in the field of endocrine surgery and has presented his work at both national and international endocrine surgical and surgical conferences.

Areas of Expertise
1) thyroid 2) parathyroid 3) adrenal 4) neuroendocrine tumors 5) biomarkers 6) pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma

Contact Info

Dhaval T. Patel, M.D.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 10, Room 4W-5950
Bethesda, MD 20892
Ph: 301-827-4989

Selected Key Publications

  1. Patel D, Mehta A, Nilubol N, Dieckmann W, Pacak K, Kebebew E
    Annals of Surgery. In press: Wolters Kluwer 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Gara SK, Jia L, Merino MJ, Agarwal SK, Zhang L, Cam M, Patel D, Kebebew E
    New England Journal of Medicine. 375(5): 448-455, 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Satoh K, Patel D, Dieckmann W, Nilubol N, Kebebew E
    Ann. Surg. Oncol.. In press: 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Ellis RJ, Patel D, Prodanov T, Nilubol N, Pacak K, Kebebew E
    Annals of Surgery. 260(1): 158-162, 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Mehta A, Patel D, Rosenberg A, Boufraqech M, Ellis RJ, Nilubol N, Quezado MM, Marx SJ, Simonds WF, Kebebew E
    Surgery. 156(6): 1315-1324, 2014. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Patel received a bachelor's degree in science from Bucknell University in biology and a bachelor's degree in arts from Bucknell University in chemistry. He completed his medical training at Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at Stony Brook University and his fellowship in endocrine oncology surgery at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Patel joined the Endocrine Oncology Branch in 2014.