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Vijay Patel, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Los Angeles, CA, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

VijayAjayPatelMD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Los Angeles, CA

Otolaryngic Allergy, Ped Otolaryngology (ENT), Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Disease

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Summary

  • Vijay A. Patel, MD is a dual-fellowship trained, board-certified adult and pediatric otolaryngologist. Dr. Patel attended the University of California, Los Angeles for his undergraduate degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics with Honors Collegium and went on to complete medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. He continued his professional medical education by performing his surgical training in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Patel completed a one-year fellowship in Rhinology and Cranial Base Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center followed by a one-year fellowship in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

    Dr. Patel's research interests include adult and pediatric cranial base surgery, COVID-19, balloon sinuplasty, sinonasal disorders, adult and pediatric head and neck oncology, surgical outcomes, cost analysis, and quality improvement metrics in surgery. He has over 60 peer-reviewed publications and 50+ regional/national presentations in otolaryngology and is active across several professional expert networks worldwide.

Education & Training

  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
    Childrens Hospital Los AngelesFellowship, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2021 - 2022
  • UPMC Medical Education
    UPMC Medical EducationFellowship, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery, 2020 - 2021
  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterResidency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2015 - 2020
  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterInternship, Surgery, 2015 - 2016
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Pennsylvania State University College of MedicineClass of 2015, MD
  • UCLA
    UCLABS, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, Collegiate Honors, 2007 - 2011

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Triological Society Travel Award​ Triological Society, 2017
  • Research Grant Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2008

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • An Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes Following Cervical Abscess Drainage in Children Under 2 Years  
    Michele M Carr, Vijay A Patel, Jonathan A Harounian, ScienceDirect
  • Transnasal Repair of Congenital Choanal Atresia  
    Patel VA, Carr MM, Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 29, Issue 2, Pages 77–82, 3/9/2018
  • Endoscopic Management of Congenital Dacryocystocele  
    Patel VA, Landis ZC, Ely A, Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 29, Issue 2, Pages 55–60, 3/9/2018
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    Joseph W. Clyde, Vijay A. Patel, Sangam Kanekar, Huseyin Isildak, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, Bedford, Pennsylvania, 6/18/2016
  • Occult Traumatic Orbital Subperiosteal Hematoma: An Otolaryngologist’s Perspective
    Vijay A. Patel, Tom Shokri, Neerav Goyal, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, Hershey, PA, 6/22/2018
  • Current Trends in the Surgical Management of Vestibular Schwannoma
    Mitchell Dunklebarger, Vijay A. Patel, Tom Shokri, Huseyin Isildak, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, Hershey, PA, 6/22/2018
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Lectures

  • Current Trends in the Surgical Management of Vestibular Schwannoma 
    American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery - 10/9/2018
  • Traumatic Orbital Subperiosteal Hematoma: An Otolaryngologist’s Perspective 
    American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery - 10/9/2018
  • Pediatric Thyroidectomy: An Analysis of Adverse Perioperative Events 
    American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery - 10/8/2018
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Other

Committees

  • Member, AAO-HNS Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Committee 2018 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Gujarati

Hospital Affiliations