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Practice areas

  • Cosmetic Surgery Associates
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
  • Face Lift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Contouring
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Lip Enhancement and Augmentation
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Techniques
  • Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery Following Trauma or Skin Cancer
  • Rhinoplasty (Nasal Contouring Surgery)
  • Skin Care Treatments

Education

Degree

University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Residency

University of Illinois at Chicago

Fellowship

Meridian Plastic Surgery Center, Indianapolis

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Additional information

Profile

Dr. Amit Patel specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.

After receiving his degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he completed a residency in otolaryngology/ head and neck surgery at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. Following this, Patel completed a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in Indianapolis. He has a specialized interest in cosmetic facial rejuvenation, lip augmentation, rhinoplasty (nose reshaping surgery), nasal reconstruction after traumatic injuries and cancer removal.

Research/Publications

Peer reviewed publications 

  • Toriumi DM, Patel AB, DeRosa J. Correcting the short nose in revision rhinoplasty. Facial Plas Surg Clin North Am 2006; 14:343-355.
  • Dayan S, Lertsburapa K, Patel AB. Influence of botulinum toxin A injection in the practice management of facial plastic surgery. Arch Facial Plast Surg 2007; 9:211-212.
  • Dayan S, Lertsburapa K, Patel AB. Influence of botulinum toxin A injection in the practice management of facial plastic surgery. Haut 2007; 5:218.
  • Thomas JR, Lee AS, Patel AB. Brow-Lift: Subgaleal vs subperiosteal flap adherence in the rabbit model. Arch Facial Plast Surg 2007; 9:101-105.
  • Perkins SW, Patel AB. Endonasal suture techniques in tip rhinoplasty. Facial Plas Surg Clin North Am 2009; 17:41-54.
  • Perkins SW, Patel AB. Extended SMAS rhytidectomy: a graded approach. Facial Plas Surg Clin North Am 2009; Vol 17: 575-587.
  • Dayan SH, Arkins JP, Patel AB, Gal TJ. A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled health outcomes survey of the effect of botulinum toxin type a injections on quality of life and self esteem. Dermatol Surg. 2010 Dec;36 Suppl 4:2088-97.
  • Huang C, Radabaugh JP, Aouad RK, Lin Y, Gal TJ, Patel AB, Valentino J, Shang Y, Yu G. Noncontact diffuse optical assessment of blood flow changes in head and neck free tissue transfer flaps. J Biomed Opt. 2015 Jul;20(7):075008.
  • Pleitz JL, Patel AB, Spires SE, Anderson FL, Aouad RK. A mass on the nasal dorsum. Sebaceous carcinoma (SC) of the nose. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Mar;140(3):267-8.

Book chapters 

  • Patel AB, Hamilton GS. Injectable fillers. In: Surgical Atlas of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, First Edition. Toriumi DM, Hamilton GS, Derosa J (Eds.)
  • Dayan SH, Greene RM, Patel AB. Perioperative considerations in surgical management of the neck. In: Aesthetic Rejuvenation: A Regional Approach. Hirsh R, Sadick N, Cohen JL. (Eds.)
  • Perkins SW, Patel AB. Primary Endonasal Rhinoplasty: double-dome technique via intercartilaginous dome-delivery. Master Techniques in Rhinoplasty. Azizzadeh B, Murphy MR, Johnson CM, Numa W (Eds.)