Kepal Patel

  • Kepal N. Patel, M.D., is the Chief of Endocrine Surgery and an Associate Professor of Surgery, Otolaryngology and Biochemistry at NYU Langone Medical Center. He is the Director of the NYULMC Thyroid Interdisciplinary Program and leads their translational research program. Dr. Patel has been studying the molecular pathogenesis of thyroid carcinoma by focusing on changes in intracellular pathways that lead to the progression of thyroid cancer and the relationship of autoimmune thyroiditis to thyroid cancer at the genomic level.

    He completed his Oncologic Head and Neck Surgery training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Patel’s work has been recognized by awards from prestigious societies such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Head and Neck Society, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and the American Thyroid Association. He serves in multiple leadership roles both locally and nationally and is on the editorial board of several journals.



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