Faculty Profile

Dipan C. Patel, MD

Dipan C. Patel, MD

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

Telephone: 404.778.3789

Email: dipan.patel@emoryhealthcare.org

Certification: General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2016

Biography

From 2016-2018, Dr. Patel was a trauma surgeon, emergency/elective general surgeon, and surgical critical care intensivist for Emory's Department of Surgery based at Grady Memorial Hospital. In September 2018, he transitioned to Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, where he is now an acute and critical care surgeon. Dr. Patel received his MD degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 2006. His postgraduate medical training included a surgical research fellowship and general surgery residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He completed a trauma surgery fellowship at Grady Memorial Hospital in 2015, and his critical care fellowship at Grady in June 2016.

Affiliations

  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Education

  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Class of 2006    

  • General Surgery Internship and Residency, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, 2006-2013

  • Surgical Research Fellowship, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2008-2010

  • Trauma Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, 2014-2015

  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, 2015-2016

Honors and Awards

  • Regional Award, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Research Competition, Boston, MA, 2010

  • National award, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Research Competition, Las Vegas, NV, 2010

  • Resident Teaching Award, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, 2013

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Trauma surgery

  • Emergency general surgery

  • Surgical critical care

Research Interests

  • Impact of trauma on neutrophil function