Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH
1993 Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
1994 Golden Key, National Honor Society
1994 James J. Slade Scholar, Rutgers College of Engineering
1994 Magna Cum Laude, Rutgers College of Engineering
1997 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Junior (Top 10%), Tufts
1998 Highest Honors for Student Pursuing a Career in Surgery, Tufts
2001 NRSA - Harvard-Longwood Vascular Surgery Research Fellowship
2004 NIH – Loan Repayment Program
Dr. Virendra I. Patel joins NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia from Massachusetts General Hospital, where he served in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. A vascular surgeon-scientist, Dr. Patel is highly skilled in the full range of vascular disorders that can lead to stroke, renal issues, intestinal problems, and peripheral arterial disease.
Dr. Patel has a particular interest in clinical outcomes research and has served as principal investigator of several studies to evaluate open and minimally invasive repairs of complex aortic aneurysms. He most recently participated in the TEVAR and EVAR Committees of the Vascular Quality Initiative of the Society of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Patel has also been a member of the Executive Council of the New England Society of Vascular Surgery and the Research Advisory Committee for the Society’s Vascular Study Group.
A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Patel completed his surgical residency and a research fellowship in vascular surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was a clinical fellow in vascular and endovascular surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He earned a Master of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Program of Clinical Effectiveness.