Jitesh A. Patel, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Clinical interests

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Sacral Neuromodulation for Fecal Incontinence
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for Rectal Polyps and Cancers

Jitesh A. Patel, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Biography

My name is Jitesh A. Patel; I received my medical degree from UMDNJ, Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, N.J. I then completed a residency in General Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. During my residency, I dedicated an additional year of training for research at the University of Pittsburgh. I then completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine.

I am board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ABCRS). I am also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Surgery

Education

Degree
UMDNJ, Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, N.J.

Residency
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh

Fellowship
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS)

Colorectal Surgery

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Mohammed Ilyas MI, Zangbar B, Nfonsam VN, Maegawa FA, Joseph BA, Patel JA, Wexner SD. Are there differences in outcome after elective sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease and for cancer? A national inpatient study. Colorectal Dis. 2016 Jul 16.