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Specialties & Research

Dr. Vivek Patel, BS, MBBS, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Coronary Disease
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Lung Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Patel graduated from Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Research Institute, Chennai.


Affiliations

Dr. Patel has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • East Texas Medical Center Athens 
  • East Texas Medical Center-Jacksonville 

Languages

  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Vivek Patel BS, MBBS, and MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Vivek Patel practice?
Dr. Vivek Patel has 2 office locations.
Dr. Vivek Patel practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Ophthalmology near Tyler, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Los Angeles, CA.
See Tyler Surgeons and Tyler Ophthalmologists.