Vijay Patel

Professor

Vijay Patel

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Cardiothoracic

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Education

  • MD, Medicine University of Texas Health Sci, 1991

  • BS, Pharmacy University of Houston, 1985

Certifications

  • ABTS(recertification) 2010

  • State Board Georgia 2004

  • ABS 1999

  • PHY GA State Bd Medical Examiners, 2004

  • Texas Medical License 1993

  • ABSGS American Board of Surgery, 1999

  • ABTS American Board of Thoracic Sur, 1999

  • North Carolina Medical License 2000

Awards & Honors

  • PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award 2016

  • PHA Quality and Patient Safety Award Georgia Hospital Association, 2014

  • Guide to America's Top Surgeons 2003

  • Guide to America's Top Surgeons 2002

  • Member, Leo M. Davifoff Society, Outstanding Achievement in Teaching of Medical Students AECOM/MMC, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSUR 5000

    Surgery
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I
  • SURG 5325

    Thoracic & Cardiac Surg Extn.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Commentary: Is surgical ablation concomitant with coronary artery bypass grafting cost effective? No answers, just questions., 2020
    Other
  • Evidence or anecdote?, 2020
    Other
  • Commentary: Cardiac surgery in underdeveloped countries-The cart before the horse?, 2019
    Other
  • Patient Factors Associated With Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: An Analysisof 846 Patients From A Single Insitution, 2015
  • CASE 9-2014: Supracarinal tracheal tear after atraumatic endotracheal intubation: Anesthetic considerations for surgical repair, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Adult OR Committee 2015 - Present

  • ECMO Committee 2015 - Present

  • GRU Multidisciplinary difficult airway team meeting 2015 - Present

  • CT-SICU Quality Unit Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Multidisiplinary Lung Cancer Program 2015 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • Student Lecture- “Pulmonary Nodule” 2016 - Present

  • Cardilogy Core Series ( Monday morning conferences) 2015 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Student Lecture- “Pleural Effusion” - 2016

  • Student Lecture- “Pulmonary Nodule” - 2016

    Role: Other