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Dr.Parit Patel

PARIT A. PATEL

MD, MBA, FACS

Parit A. Patel, MD, MBA, FACS is a board-certified plastic surgeon who practices in the heart of downtown Chicago. Dr. Patel specializes in aesthetic, craniofacial and reconstructive plastic surgery of the face, breast and full body. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only certifying body for plastic and reconstructive surgery recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Patel has become known for his attention to detail, surgical skills, compassionate care and professionalism. He is committed to providing unique and personalized care to every patient while obtaining the most natural results possible.

Dr. Patel is an alumnus of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and obtained both his doctorate and master’s degree from the Chicago Medical School. Dr. Patel has trained at a number of prestigious institutions; he completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked in the top 3 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals ranking. Dr. Patel completed additional fellowship training in craniofacial surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and the world renowned Hansjorg Wyss department of plastic surgery. The Hanjorg Wyss department of plastic surgery is ranked by Doximity as one of the best plastic surgery programs in the U.S. At NYU, he had the opportunity to learn from and train with renowned faculty and many of the pioneers of plastic surgery in the U.S.

Dr. Patel is a lifelong learner; in addition to his dedication to medicine, he has obtained his MBA at the esteemed University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Dr. Patel has performed extensive research in the field of plastic surgery; he has been published in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals and has received honors and awards for the quality of his research.

His continued research and education not only allows him to stay current on the latest developments in his fields, but to find and provide new, innovative treatment options for his patients. He is active in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and a member of numerous surgical societies, including the ACS, ASMS, ACPA, and ASCS.

Due to Dr. Patel’s extensive experience in complex craniofacial reconstruction, he has unique insight and skills in performing aesthetic plastic surgery. He is one of only a few plastic surgeons in the Chicago area that is fellowship-trained to specialize in the field of craniofacial surgery to repair facial differences acquired from trauma, cancer, or at birth.

His thorough understanding of anatomy translates into exceptional technical skills, which allows him to perform procedures that are minimally invasive, preserve anatomy, and achieve results that are natural and provide an ‘unoperated’ appearance.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Education
  • Board Certifications And Licensure
  • Clinical Appointments
  • Academic Appointments
  • PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING
  • HONORS AND AWARDS
  • SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
  • EDUCATION
    • MEDICAL SCHOOL
      Chicago Medical School
    • GRADUATE SCHOOL
      The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    • COLLEGE
      The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
  • BOARD CERTIFICATION
    • AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY
      Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • IL STATE MEDICAL LICENSE
      Active through 2020
  • CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS
    • HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES
      Illinois Masonic Medical Center- Attending Plastic Surgeon
      Lutheran General Hospital- Attending Plastic Surgeon
      900 N Michigan Surgical Center- Attending Plastic Surgeon
      Presence St. Joseph Hospital- Attending Plastic Surgeon
  • ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
    • Clinical Associate
      The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
  • PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
    • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
    • AMERICAN CLEFT PALATE ASSOCIATION
    • AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
    • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
    • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEONS
    • ILLINOIS SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
    • MIDWESTERN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS
  • POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING
    • RESIDENCY, PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
      University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    • FELLOWSHIP, CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
      New York University/Langone Medical Center
  • HONORS AND AWARDS
    • MAGIS Star Recognition January 2017
    • MAGIS Star Recognition April 2016
    • MAGIS Star Recognition December 2015
    • MAGIS Star Recognition November 2015
    • The University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery:
      Finalist for the Department of Surgery Best Teaching Resident Award, 2011-2012
    • The University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital:
      Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery:
      Academic Achievement Award, 2011-2012
    • The University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital:
      Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery:
      Resident Research Award, 2010-2011
    • The 21st Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society. Dallas, TX: Travel Award, 2011
    • The 21st Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society. Dallas, TX: Young Investigator Award Finalist, 2011
    • The University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery: Academic Achievement Award, 2009-2010
    • Chicago Medical School/RFUMS:
      The Chancellor’s List, 2001-2002
    • The University of Michigan:
      Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, 1997-1998
    • GRANTS
      03/01/2016-12/01/2017 (Principle Investigator, 10%)
      ”3D Printing for Virtual Surgical Planning in Craniofacial Surgery”
      Trinity Health Innovation Grant Total Award $50,000
  • SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
    • Chang V, O’Donnell B, Bruce WJ, Maduekwe U, Drescher M, Mendez BM, Kothari AN, and Patel PA. Predicting the Ideal Patient for Ambulatory Cleft Lip Repair. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2019
      Mar;56(3):293-297.
    • Bruce WJ, Chang V, Joyce CJ, Cobb AN, Maduekwe UI, and Patel PA. Age at Time of Craniosynostosis Repair Predicts Increased Complication Rate. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 May;55(5):649-654.
    • Robertson KJ, Mendez BM, Bruce WJ, McDonnell BD, Chiodo MV, and Patel PA. Le Fort III Distraction Osteogenesis with Internal Versus External Distractors: A Cephalometric Analysis. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 May;55(5):721-727.
    • Patel PA, Shetye PR, Warren SM, Grayson BH, and McCarthy JG. A 5-year Follow-up of Midface Distraction in Growing Children with Syndromic Craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Dec;140(6):794e-803e.
    • Weichman KE, Jacobs J, Patel PA, Szalski C, Shetye P, Grayson B, and McCarthy JG. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Apr;139(4):941e-953e.
    • Mendez BM, Chiodo M, Vandevender D, and Patel PA. Heads-up 3D Microscopy: An Ergonomic and Educational Approach to Microsurgery. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016 May 25;4(5):e717.
    • Mendez BM, Chiodo MV, and Patel PA. Customized “In-Office” 3D Printing for Virtual Surgical Planning in Craniofacial Surgery. J Craniof Surg. 2015 Jul;26(5):1584-6.
    • Szpalski C, Wetterau M, Patel PA,Appelboom G, Fisher M, Rickert S, McCarthy JG, and Warren SM. Investigating the Etiopathogenesis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pediatric Patients with Unilateral Craniofacial Microsomia. J Craniof Surg. 2015 Jun;26(4):1277-82.
    • Patel PA, Rubin M, Lalezaradeh F, Brecht LE, Cutting CB, Warren SM, and Grayson BH. Comparative Study of Early Secondary Nasal Revisions and Costs in Patients with Clefts Treated with and without Nasoalveolar Molding. J Craniof Surg. 2015 Jun;26(4):1229-33.
    • Vu AT, Patel PA, Chen W, Wilkening MW, and Gordon CB. Pediatric Frontal Sinus Fractures: A Controversy Revisited. J Craniof Surg. 2015 May;26(3):776-81.
    • Vu AT, Patel PA,Schwentker AR, and Yakuboff KP. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in the Pediatric Population: A Case Series and Review of the Literature. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Mar;39(3):484-487.
    • Patel PA, Elhadi HM, Billmire DA, Kitzmiller WJ, and Yakuboff KP. Tissue Expander Complications in the Pediatric Burn Patient: A 10-year Follow-up. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):150-4.
    • Patel PA, Chen W, Wilkening MW, Uribe-Rivera A, Racadio JM, and Gordon CB.The Extended Composite Temporoparietal Fascial Flap: Clinical Implications for Tissue Engineering in Mandibular Reconstruction. J Craniof Surg. 2013 Jan;24(1):273-7.
    • Wilkening MW, Patel PA,and Gordon CB. External Fixation in a Low Velocity Gunshot Wound to the Mandible. J Craniof Surg. 2012 Sep;23(5): e418-419.
    • Patel PA. Response to Letter regarding“Treatment Outcomes For Keloid Scar Management in The Pediatric Burn Population”. Burns. 2012 Sep;38(6):945-46.
    • Patel PA, Bailey KJ, and Yakuboff KP. Treatment Outcomes For Keloid Scar Management in the Pediatric Burn Population. Burns. 2012 Aug;38(5):767-71.

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