Akash Patel, MD

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Societies: American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Dr. Patel has contributed to several original papers on topics including lymphangitic carcinomatosis, delayed phase enhanced imaging in malignant pleural mesothelioma, early detection of pemetrexed-induced inhibition of thymidylate synthase and alpha-catenin localization and sarcomere self-organization. He has also contributed to presentations on the dynamic enhancement of malignant pleural mesothelioma on computed tomography (CT) and the value of delayed phase enhanced imaging in malignant pleural mesothelioma.