Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

64 Patient Ratings
11 Patient Comments

Amit N. Patel, M.D., B.S., M.S.

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 587-7946 University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Amit Patel, MD, MS, is an associate professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director of Clinical Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering at the University of Utah. His clinical interests include heart surgery for coronary disease, valve repair and replacement, heart failure, aortic surgery and stent grafts. Dr. Patel utilizes minimally invasive surgical approach when possible and this is determined on an individual patient basis. Thoracic interests include lung and esophageal surgery. His interests in thoracic oncology include minimally invasive (VATS) lung resections and hyperthermic chemotherapy for mesothelioma.

Dr. Patel’s research includes studies in autologous stem cell therapy- researching the effects of stem cell transplantation in treating cardiomyopathy, limb ischemia(inadequate blood flow to the leg), and skin graft regeneration following burn injuries. Currently he is participating in a number of trials using autologous adult stem cells to treat cardiomyopathy and limb ischemia. In addition to cardiac research his thoracic research includes cancer stem cell identification and destruction, as well as novel agents to selectively attack lung cancer, thoracic sarcoma, and metastatic diseases.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Cardiothoracic Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic Surg)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending doctor
4.8
My confidence in doctor
4.7
Time doctor spent with me
4.6
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.7
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.7
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.7
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.7
Wait time at clinic
3.8
Doctor's friendliness and courtesy
4.8

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

March 18, 2014

The Doctor made me feel very comfortable and at ease.

March 13, 2014

The care was excellent once I received it. It was getting there that was the issue--if there was one.

December 12, 2013

love Dr. Patel, he is awesome in what he does, cutting edge stuff, very very impressed, am told he has fast hands!

August 10, 2013

Before we drove 1500 miles we researched Dr Patel and his medical career and achievments and we were really impressed with the results .He was very patient , honest and open , helpful and up beat

July 01, 2013

No hurry in answering questions, much concern about alleviating my anxieties over needles, scheduling lodging for my trip from out of state, etc.

May 22, 2013

Friendly, cheerful

December 26, 2012

an excellent experience

December 13, 2012

GOOD

August 03, 2012

Dr. Patel was very concerned with covering up the failure of the operation.

March 13, 2012

I don't think there's anybody better then Dr. Patel

February 08, 2012

Dr. Patel - EXCELLENT!

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Robotic Delivery of Stem Cell Therapy
  • Postoperative Arrhythmia Management
  • Esophageal Database
  • Sutureless Vascular Anastamosis
  • Stem Cell Therapy Trials
  • Photo-Oxidation of Valve Tissue
  • Portable Perfusion for Organ Preservation
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Leukofiltration
  • Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Cardiothoracic Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic Surg)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-7946 School of Medicine
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Amit Patel, MD, MS, is an associate professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director of Clinical Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering at the University of Utah. His clinical interests include heart surgery for coronary disease, valve repair and replacement, heart failure, aortic surgery and stent grafts. Dr. Patel utilizes ultra minimally invasive surgical approaches when possible. Thoracic interests include lung surgery. His interests in thoracic oncology include minimally invasive (VATS) lung resections and hyperthermic chemotherapy for mesothelioma.

Dr. Patel’s research includes studies in stem cell and gene therapy- researching the effects of stem cell and gene transplantation in treating cardiomyopathy, limb ischemia(inadequate blood flow to the leg), and skin graft regeneration following burn injuries. Currently he is leading a number of trials using gene therapy and stem cells to treat heart failure-cardiomyopathy and limb ischemia. In addition to cardiac research his thoracic research includes cancer stem cell identification and destruction, as well as novel agents to selectively attack lung cancer, thoracic sarcoma, and metastatic diseases.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Pittsburgh
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellow
Residency Baylor University Medical Center
Surgery
Resident
Internship Baylor University Medical Center
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Case Western Reserve University
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training Youngstown State University
Immunophysiology
Master's
Undergraduate Youngstown State University
Biological Sciences
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Park E, Patel A(2010)Changes in the expression pattern of mesenchymal and pluripotent markers in human adipose-derived stem cells.  Cell Biology International, 34(10),979-84
  2. Genovese JA, Spadaccio C, Langer J, Habe J, Jackson J, Patel A(2008)Electrostimulation induces cardiomyocyte predifferentiation of fibroblasts.  Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 370(3),450-5
  3. Patel AN, Silva F(2008)Menstrual blood stromal cells: the potential for regenerative medicine.  Regenerative Medicine, 3(4),443-4

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