Shilpen Ajit Patel M.D.

Shilpen Ajit Patel M.D.

Bio

Dr. Patel is a radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of thoracic cancer, including lung, thymic and tracheal tumors and tumors of the…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Patients should be treated as if they were family members. I believe in informing patients with as much detailed information as they desire.

Cancer affects not only the individual but also their family. It is important to care for both the patient and the family.

Personal Interests

Running, skiing, hiking, camping, reading, spending time with friends and family

Clinical Interests

Treatment of thoracic, abdominal and pelvic area) cancers, including:

lung tumors
thymic tumors
tracheal tumors
gastrointestinal tumors

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Univ. of Texas - GalvestonMedical education2001
Riverside Regional Medical CenterInternship
Univ. of Maryland Medical CenterResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD2001

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of RadiologyRadiation Oncology2007
Dr. Patel is a radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of thoracic cancer, including lung, thymic and tracheal tumors and tumors of the gastrointestinal system. He joined the UW faculty in 2006 and is board-certified in radiation oncology. He is associate program director of the Department of Radiation Oncology.

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