Dr. Patel is a Professor and Deputy Department Chair of the Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Patel earned his Bachelor of Arts in Preparatory Science from S.P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, India, his Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical from M.S. University, Baroda, India, and his MD in Medicine from Baroda Medical College, Baroda, India. Dr. Patel completed his Clinical Residency at Wayne State University and his Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Patel is the Chair of the SARC Clinical Research Committee.