Positions

Assistant Professor
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Member
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Associate Program Director
Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

BA from Rice University
Biochemistry
MD from Baylor College of Medicine
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Open and endoscopic surgery for malignant and benign brain tumors
  • Skull base primary and metastatic brain tumors
  • Brain tumor surgery in deep and eloquent brain regions
  • Surgery and genetics of meningiomas and acoustic neuroma
  • Molecular biology and genetics of brain tumors
  • Meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, glioblastomas

Professional Statement

Dr. Patel is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of both malignant and benign tumors of the brain and skull base. His research focuses on determining the molecular underpinnings of inherited and sporadic forms of various brain tumors in an effort to develop targeted therapies to treat aggressive cases.

Selected Publications