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Vivek Patel, MD

Vivek Patel, MD
Telephone: 
(954) 492-5764
Fax: 
(954) 776-3238
Specialty/Specialties: 
Radiation Oncology
Holy Cross Medical Group: 
Yes

Office hours
Mon - Fri,  8 am - 430 pm 

Languages spoken
English
Gujrati
Hindi
Spanish (professional working proficiency)  

Residency 
Internal Medicine, JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL (2012-2013)

Higher Education
M.D., University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL (2007-2012)

B.S., Biology (Honors), University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (2004-2007)

Publications 
E. Maranda, V.Lim, V. Patel, B. Simmons, J. Jiminez. “Thalidomide and its Analogues for the Treatment of Refractory Cases of Prurigo Nodularis.” Dermatology and Therapy. Volume 3, Issue 3, September  2016, 397—411. 

E. Maranda, M. Smith, A. Nguyen, V. Patel, L. Schachner., Joaquin JJ.”Phototherapy for Pityriasis Lichenoides in the Pediatric Population: A Review of the Published LIterature.” American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, August 2016. 

N. Lamichhane, V. Patel, M. Studenski. “Going the distance: validation of Acuros and AAA at an extended SSD of 400cm.” Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. Volume 17, Issue 2, February 2016.

M. Heckman, K. Tzou, A. Parker, T. Pisansky, S. Schild, T Hilton, V. Patel, L. Pelaez, L. Khor, J. Peterson, L. Daughert, L. Vallow, A. Pollack, S. Buskirk.  “Lack of association between Cox-2 staining level and biochemical recurrence following salvage radiation therapy for recurrent prostate cancer.” Journal of Radiation Oncology. Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2013, 309-314. 

V. Patel, R. Papineni, S. Gupta, M. Ahmed. “A realistic utilization of nanotechnology in molecular imaging and targeted radiotherapy of solid tumors.” Radiation Research. 2012 Volume177, Issue 4, April 2012, 483-95. 

V. Patel, S. Gupta, M. Shareef, M. Ahmed. “Contemporary Radiation Countermeasures.” Defense Science Journal. Volume 61, No. 2, March 2011, pp 138-145. 

V.Patel, G. Joseph, A. Patel, S. Patel, D. Bustin, D. Mawson, L. Tuesta, R. Puentes, M Ghosh, D. Pearse. “Suspension matrices for improved Schwann cell survival following implantation into the injured rat spinal cord.”  Journal of Neurotrauma.Volume 27, No. 5, May 2010, 789-801. 


Abstracts & Presentations
V. Patel, D. Kwon, F. Chinea, M.A. Samuels, L.M. Freedman, N.M. Elsayyad, D. Weed, E. Franzmann, G. Fernandez, C.V. Ikpeazu, and M.C. Abramowitz. “Results of a Phase II Trial Using Erbitux + Taxotere with Low Dose Fractionated Radiation for Recurrent Unresectable Locally Advanced Head and Neck Carcinoma.” Oral presentation: American Radium Society (ARS). Annual Conference 2016, Philadelphia, PA. 

V. Patel, D. Kwon, F. Chinea, M.A. Samuels, L.M. Freedman, N.M. Elsayyad, D. Weed, E. Franzmann, G. Fernandez, C.V. Ikpeazu, and M.C. Abramowitz. “Results of a Phase II Trial Using Erbitux + Taxotere with Low Dose Fractionated Radiation for Recurrent Unresectable Locally Advanced Head and Neck Carcinoma.” Oncology. April 2016

N. Lamichhane,  K. Padgett, V. Patel, F. Chinea, Y. Feng. “Quantitative imaging: correlation between image feature analysis and the accuracy of manually drawn contours on PET images.” Oral Presentation (Accepted). American Society of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting 2016. 

V. Patel, F. Chinea, M. Abramowitz, M. Studenski. “The dosimetric impact of interfraction anorectum and bladder variability.” Poster Presentation. AAPM, Annual Meeting 2016. 

F.M. Chinea, V.N. Patel, N. Lamicchane, C. Lopez, D. Kwon, S. Punnen, E.N. Kobetz, M. Abramowitz, A. Pollack. “Exploring heterogeneity within Hispanic/Latino men diagnosed with prostate cancer to identify at-risk U.S. populations.” Abstract (Accepted). ASTRO, Annual Conference 2016. 

A.Pollack, R. Stoyanova, F. Chinea, V. Patel, M. Abramowitz, S. Punnen, E.N. Kobetz. “Gene expression, imaging, and targeted therapy to address health disparities in prostate cancer.” Poster Presentation. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Membership Retreat 2016.

V. Patel, D. Kwon, F. Chinea, M. Samuels, L. Freedman, N. Elsayyad, D. Weed, E. Franzmann, G. Fernandez, C. V. Ikpeazu, and M. C. Abramowitz. “Low Dose Fractionated Radiotherapy with combination Erbitux + Taxotere for Recurrent Locally Advanced Head and Neck Carcinoma.” Poster Presentation. 2016 Sylvester Cancer Center (SCC) Zubrod Research Symposium. 

F. Chinea, V. Patel, D. Kwon, N. Lamichhane, C. Lopez, S. Punnen, E. Kobetz, M. Abramowitz, A Pollack. “Unknown disparities: ethnic heterogeneity and prostate cancer mortality in Hispanic/Latino men.” Poster Presentation. 2016 SCC Zubrod Research Symposium. 

V. Patel, F. Chinea, D. Kwon, J. Trent, R. Yechieli. “Trends in Radiotherapy Utilization for Soft Tissue Sarcomas: a Population-Based Assessment”. Submitted for Presentation at the 2016 Connective Tissue Oncology Symposium. 

F. Chinea, V. Patel, D. Kwon, J. Trent, R. Yechieli. “U.S. Racial / Ethinc Disparities within Modern Trends of Radiation Treatment of Soft-Tissue Sarcomas”. Submitted for Presentation at the 2016 Connective Tissue Oncology Symposium. 

V.N. Patel, F.M. Chinea, D. Kwon, S. Punnen, E.N. Kobetz, M. Abramowitz, A. Pollack. “Trends in Radiotherapy Utilization to Treat Soft-Tissue Sarcomas Among Various Racial and Ethnic Populations within the US.” Submitted to the American Association of Cancer Research 2016.

F.M. Chinea, V.N. Patel, N. Lamicchane, C. Lopez, D. Kwon, S. Punnen, E.N. Kobetz, M. Abramowitz, A. Pollack. “The Influence of Ethnic Heterogeneity on Mortality in Men with Local-Regional Prostate Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.” Submitted to the American Association of Cancer Research 2016. 

V. Patel, K. Padgett, A. Pollack, M. Abramowitz. “An Analysis of Soft Tissue Anatomy and Tracking of the Prostate Using Transperineal Ultrasound. Poster presentation at ARS 2014, US Virgin Islands. 

V. Patel, F. Pereira, A. Marcillo, P. Diaz, D. Dietrich, D. Pearse. “Targeting extracellular and intracellular calcium influxes for neuroprotection after spinal cord injury.” Poster presentation at the 2011 National Eastern Student Research Forum, Miami, FL. 

V. Patel, R. Stoyanova, R. Guruju, B Egleston, A. Pollack. “Linked Dual Nomograms That Consider Radiation Doses and Elgnth of Androgen Deprivation in the Estimation of Biochemical Failure at Five Years.” Poster presentation at ASTRO 2011, Miami, FL. 

K. Tzou, S. Buskirk, M.  Heckman, A. Parker, V. Patel, L. Pelaez, T. Hilton, J. Peterson, L. Vallow, A. Pollack. “COX-2 Expression Does Not Predict Biochemical Failure in Patients Treated with Salvage Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer.” Poster presentation at ASTRO 2011, Miami, FL. 

M. C. Mendoza-Puccini, G. E. Panta, V. Patel, S. Patel, C. A. Quintero, J. E. Gomez, E. S. Santos, L. E. Raez, C. Ikpeazu. “Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital experience.” Journal of Clinical Oncology. January 2010. 

V. Patel, G Joseph, A. Patel, S. Patel, D, Bustin, D Mawson, L. Tuesta, R. Puentes, M. Ghosh, D. Pearse. “Suspension matrices for improved Schwann cell survival following implantation into the injured rat spinal cord.” Poster presentation at the 2010 Eastern Student’s Research Forum, Miami, FL. 

V. Patel, F. Pereira, A. Marcillo, P. Diaz, D. Dietrich, D. Pearse. “Targeting extracellular and intracellular calcium influxes for neuroprotection after spinal cord injury. “Poster presentation at the 2010 Neuroscience Forum, Miami, FL.

V. Patel, G Joseph, A. Patel, S. Patel, D, Bustin, D Mawson, L. Tuesta, R. Puentes, M. Ghosh, D. Pearse. “Suspension matrices for improved Schwann cell survival following implantation into the injured rat spinal cord.” Poster presentation at the 2009 Neuroscience Forum, Miami, FL. 

M. Escalon, C. J. Calfa, M. Farias, E. Lopez, S. Patel, V. Patel and L. E. Raez. “Ethnic disparities in head and neck carcinomas (HNC): The Hispanic Paradox”. Journal of Clinical Oncology. May 2008. 


Research Experience 

2016-PresentResident Research Elective. Department of Radiation Oncology, SCC, UM Miami, FL. Principal and co-investigators: Alan Pollack, M.D., Ph.D. and Matthew Abramowitz, M.D.

2010-2012Research Assistant: Department of Radiation Oncology, SCC, UM Miami, FL. Principal and co-investigators: Alan Pollack, M.D., Ph.D. and Mansoor Ahmed, Ph.D.

2006-2008Volunteer Researcher: Principal investigators: Luis Raez, M.D., F.A.C.P.

2005-2012Volunteer Researcher:. Principal and co-investigators: Damien Pearse, Ph.D. and Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.

 

 

 

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