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Dr. Ankit Patel

Ankit Patel, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of General and GI Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Robotic Surgery Program, Emory General and GI Surgery





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Beginning with the pursuit of his BS in chemistry, Emory has been Dr. Patel's academic base. He joined our faculty after completing his endosurgery fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Edward Lin and Dr. Scott Davis, whom he joined as part of the bariatric surgery team at the Emory Bariatric Center located at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Dr. Patel is interested in integrating GI surgery with technology and robotics, reviewing outcomes for combined paraesophageal hernia repair with sleeve gastrectomy in obese patients, developing quality metrics for robotic surgery, and building a robotic education and training curriculum for residents.


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