Sagar A. Patel, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Radiation Oncology


Phone:

(404) 778-3473

Location:

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Proton Therapy Center

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Biography

Sagar Patel, MD is a radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Patel practices general radiation oncology and specializes in the treatment of breast cancer, bladder cancer, and prostate cancer, as well as brachytherapy and proton therapy. He sees patients at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Proton Therapy Center.

Education

Dr. Patel graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he earned a BS in chemistry and psychology. He subsequently graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, where he trained at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He completed advanced fellowship training in brachytherapy with a focus on prostate high-dose rate brachytherapy at UCLA prior to joining the faculty at Emory.

Research

During his residency, Dr. Patel completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness with focus in biostatistics and clinical trial design at the Harvard University School of Public Health. His primary research focus is on reducing cardiovascular toxicity associated with breast cancer treatment with proton therapy. He is also interested in utilizing proton therapy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic body radiotherapy to reduce treatment toxicity of prostate cancer and gastrointestinal tumors.

Awards

Dr. Patel was the recipient of the William Shipley Research Award in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital during his training at Harvard.

Publications

Dr. Patel has published and co-authored multiple manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, and he is a reviewer for Practical Radiation Oncology.