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Sunil                          Patel

Sunil K. Patel MD, FRCSEd

Department of Surgery

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Surgery - Transplant

 
Professional Summary:

Multiorgan transplant surgeon trained in the adult and pediatric abdominal organ transplantation.
Current practice at the University at Buffalo encompasses:
Kidney and pancreas transplantation
Living donor nephrectomies
Deceased donor organ recovery
General surgery
Vascular access and placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters for dialysis
Parathyroidectomies

Research interest:
Improving donor organ selection and preservation.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Adult and Pediatric Multiorgan Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh (2008)
  • Residency, General Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital/ Penn State (2006)
  • Residency, General Surgery PGY1, Mayo Clinic (2002)
  • Dipl, Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1999)
  • MS, General Surgery, Post Graduate Institute (1998)
  • MBBS, Medicine, University of Pune (1995)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery, University at Buffalo (2009-present)


Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
  • Pankewycz O, Kohli R, Wallace P, Said M, Feng L, Patel S, Alnimri M, Laftavi M. Low Dose Rabbit Anti-Thymoglobulin Induction Therapy Results in Prolonged Selective CD4 T Cell Depletion Irrespective of Maintenance Immunosuppression.. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10.
  • Laftavi M, Patel S, Feng L, Said M, Laftavi H, Kohli R, Alnimri M, Pankewycz O. Low Dose Rabbit Anti-Thymocyte Globulin Induction in Low-Risk Transplant Recipient: 8 Year Follow Up.. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10.
  • Patel S, Pankewycz O, Kohli R, Alnimri M, Said M, Feng L, Laftavi M. Effect of Increase Pressure During Pulsatile Pump Perfusion of Deceased Donor Kidneys in Transplantation.. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10.
  • Patel S, Pankewycz O, Kohli R, Alnimri M, Said M, Feng L, Laftavi M. Prognostic Utility of Pulsatile Pump Perfusion for Deceased Donor Renal Transplant.. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10.
  • Pankewycz O, Said M, Feng L, Patel S, Alnimri M, Kohli R, Laftavi M. Conversion To Low Dose Tacrolimus or Rapamycin 3 Months After Kidney Transplantation: A Prospective, Protocol Biopsy Guided Study.. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10.
  • Laftavi M, Rostami R, Patel S, Kohli R, Feng L, Said M, Dayton MT, Pankewycz O. The Cost of Rapamycin Therapy in Kidney Transplantation.. Immunosuppression Today. 2009.
  • Laftavi M, Rostami R, Patel S, Kohli R, Feng L, Said M, Dayton MT, Pankewycz O. The Cost of Rapamycin therapy in Kidney Transplantation: Is there a High Cost to Pay?. Transplant International. 2009; 22.
  • Laftavi M, Rostami R, Patel S, Kohli R, Feng L, Said M, Dayton MT, Pankewycz O. Is Perioperative Antibiotics Therapy Necessary in the New Area of Kidney Transplantation?. Transplant International. 2009; 22.
  • Laftavi M, Weber-Shrikant E, Kohli R, Patel S, Feng L, Said M, Dayton MT, Pankewycz O. Sirolimus Induced tubular Vacuolization: A New Report of Sirolimus Nephrotoxicity in Kidney Transplant.. Transplant International. 2009; 22.
  • Pankewycz O, Kohli R, Patel S, Feng L, Said M, Laftavi M. Low Dose Thymoglobulin Therapy Fails to Deplete CD8 and B Cells: A New Approach to Reduce Side Effects While Maintaining Efficacy.. Transplant International. 2009; 22.
  • Laftavi M, Rostami R, Patel S, Kohli R, Feng L, Said M, Dayton MT, Pankewycz O. The Cost of Rapamycin therapy in Kidney Transplantation: Is there a high cost to pay?. American Journal of Transplantation. 2009; 9.
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Contact Information

462 Grider Street
C311 DK Miller Bldg
ECMC
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: (716) 898-3337
Fax: 716-898-5029
Email: sunilpat@buffalo.edu


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