Reema A. Patel, MD

4.87 out of 5

Specialties

Procedures Performed

  • Hepatic arterial infusion
  • Chemotherapy treatment plans for HIPEC
  • Systemic chemotherapy for sarcomas and gastrointestinal malignancies

About

Reema A. Patel, MD, earned her medical degree from the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. She completed her residency in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the UK College of Medicine.

Patel is the associate program director of the Hematology & Medical Oncology Fellowship at UK and holds a faculty appointment as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology. She specializes in the treatment of bone and soft-tissue sarcomas, which are extremely rare cancers, as well as colorectal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers. She provides systemic chemotherapy for both sarcomas and gastrointestinal malignancies.

Patel is part of the expert team at UK HealthCare involved in the innovative procedure known as hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). She designs treatment plans for this procedure, which delivers chemotherapy directly to the abdomen during surgery.

Passionate about medical education, Patel provides training to nurse practitioners, medical students and residents.

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
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Training & Education

Degree

East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky

Fellowship

Hematology and Oncology, University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Reviews

4.87 out of 5
18 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    Dr Patel and her nurse Molly were exceptionally caring about my concerns and promised they would do all they could to help me navigate my problems.

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    Dr. Patel was so kind and knowledgeable.

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    They were so wonderful

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    *Dr. Patel is great. Always has a smile.

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    All showed much care and reassurance.
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      I will always recommend Dr Patel and her group to everyone.she is always very concerned with how I'm doing and feeling. I will always give thanks to God first and Dr Patel and the others that make it possible to have the treatments that I get that makes it possible for me to still be here with my. Family and friends and the good health that I have praise be to God and them
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      Dr. Patel is awesome!!
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      Dr very well informed. Gave us hope.
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      Very good experience
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      Resident was very caring and informed.
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      Doctors Patel and Veedu listened, were very friendly, and knowledgeable.
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      Cancer Free! I will return in 1 YEAR!!!! GOD IS GOOD!
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      One of the best doctor I have seen.
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      Good
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      My husband and I feel like *Dr. Patel is family. She always takes time to learn how I'm coping with Cancer, shows concern for any issues I'm having, provides confident guidance and researched any questions we have.
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      Again Dr patels assistant was awesome. Dr Patel commented at the end of the exam for me to behave myself which I thought was not professional, when she was leaving the room.
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      Great doctor
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      Willing to help. Not much explanation of issue or what could help. Was a nice person. Seemed very busy