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