Vivek Patel received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 2006, where he was awarded honors Magna Cum Laude with Distinction in research. He further pursued his interest in biomedical science at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he investigated novel drug therapies for blood disorders. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2007, where he achieved grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and American Medical Association (AMA) for his work on RNA biology. Dr. Patel was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society upon his graduation from medical school in 2013.
Dr. Patel completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York in 2014. Subsequently, he relocated to Boston to train at the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program (HROP), where he treated patients at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Patel gained experience in treating a variety of malignancies including rare cancers of both adults and children using both photon and proton radiotherapy techniques. After the completion of his training, Dr. Patel joined Radiation Oncology Associates in 2018.
“Taking care of the men and women that make our community uniquely great is an honor and privilege that brings meaning to each day in the clinic.”