Vivek Patel, MD, FACS


Cardiothoracic surgery


ETMC First Physicians


Clinical instructor, advanced adult cardiac surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Penn.
Residency, cardiothoracic surgery, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, N.Y.
Residency, general surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Research fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Veterans Affairs
Internship, general surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India

Board Certifications:

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Board-certified general surgeon, American Board of Surgery
Board-certified thoracic surgeon, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Awards & Associations:

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Society of Thoracic Surgeons