Chirag Bharat Patel
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Chirag Patel, MD

Thoracic Surgery
Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi
HonorHealth Medical Group

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Credentials

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery-Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

About

Chirag Patel, MD is a thoracic surgeon with HonorHealth Heart and Lung Surgical Group. Dr. Patel is board certified in both cardiothoracic and general surgery, and his expertise includes lung cancer, tracheal and airway disorders, esophageal disease and cancer, lung cancer, diaphragm, tumors of the mediastinum and minimally invasive robotic thoracic surgery. “With the introduction of robotic procedures in thoracic surgery, patients will have less pain after with a quicker recovery and minimal scarring, resulting in better health outcomes and overall patient experience,” says Dr. Patel.

Clinical Interests

  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic oncology
  • Gastric cancer
  • Diseases of the mediastinum
  • Tracheal and airway disorders
  • Hiatal hernia
  • GERD
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer

Care philosophy

Dr. Patel provides compassionate care that focuses on whole person wellness. He believes that it is the surgeon's duty to offer surgical excellence and individualized attention to their patients throughout all stages of surgery. Dr. Patel is a firm believer in a multidisciplinary approach to thoracic oncological care. Dr. Patel also speaks Hindi and Gujarati.

Hobbies

  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Traveling