Shilpen Patel, M.D.
Dr. Patel is a radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with thoracic cancer, including lung, thymic and tracheal tumors, gastrointestinal cancers, and chest sarcoma. Dr. Patel formerly practiced at UWMC and SCCA Proton Therapy.
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.”
Education and Training
College: Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX, 1997
Medical Education: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 2001
Internship: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 2002
Residency: University of Maryland, Radiation Oncology, Baltimore, MD, 2006
Yan J, Liu Q, Moseley JN, Baik CS, Chow LQ, Goulart BH, Zlotnick D, Papanicolau-Sengos A, Gallaher I, Knopp JM, Zeng J, Patel S. Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Stages II and III Resected Thymoma: A Single-Institutional Experience. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Feb 10.
Baldwin LM, Andrilla CH, Porter MP, Rosenblatt RA, Patel S, Doescher MP.
Treatment of early-stage prostate cancer among rural and urban patients. Cancer. 2013 Aug 15;119(16):3067-75.
Burt A, Berriochoa J, Korpak A, Rodler E, Jones RL, Weisstein J, Patel S. Treatment of Chest Wall Sarcomas: A Single-Institution Experience Over 20 Years. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Apr 3.
Bowen SR, Nyflot MJ, Gensheimer M, Hendrickson KR, Kinahan PE, Sandison GA, Patel SA. Challenges and opportunities in patient-specific, motion-managed and PET/CT-guided radiation therapy of lung cancer: review and perspective. Clin Transl Med. 2012 Aug 31;1(1):18
Baldwin LM, Patel S, Andrilla CH, Rosenblatt RA, Doescher MP. Receipt of recommended radiation therapy among rural and urban cancer patients. Cancer. 2012 Oct 15;118(20):5100-9.
Patel S, Jagsi R, Cook N, Hughes-Davies L, Parkinson C. The International Core Literature Consensus (ICLC): an alternative curriculum for Oncologists. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Sep;26(3):420-6.
Patel S, Macdonald OK, Nagda S, Bittner N, Suntharalingam M. Evaluation of the role of radiation therapy in the management of malignant thymoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5):1797-801.
Patel S, DiBiase S, Meisenberg B, Flannery T, Patel A, Dhople A, Cheston S, Amin P. Phase I clinical trial assessing temozolomide and tamoxifen with concomitant radiotherapy for treatment of high-grade glioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Feb 1;82(2):739-42.