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Patel, Veeshal

Veeshal Patel – MD



Marlboro, NJ

Personal Interests:

Skiing, Soccer, Aviation, Traveling

Resident Bio:

Originally from New Jersey, I spent eight years in Boston prior to heading west to Seattle for surgery residency. I am working on medical device development for a magnetic compression bowel anastomotic device. I’m a proud member of the UW Surgery family, and glad to work alongside such incredible colleagues every day – working together to care for critically-ill patients from all over the Pacific Northwest.

Undergraduate School:

Boston University

Medical School:

Boston University School of Medicine

General Surgery or Preliminary Program:

Clinical Interests:

Trauma Surgery/Critical Care, Value-Based healthcare, safety-net hospitals and healthcare systems, Biodesign & Medical device development

Professional Activities:

American College of Surgeons, SAGES


  1. Gautam A, Patel V, Pelletier L, et al. “Routine BK Virus Surveillance in Renal Transplantation: A Single Center’s Experience.” Transplantation Proceedings. 2010 Dec; 42(10): 4088-90.
  2. Patel V, Yoo B, Nishtala A. “Naloxone Administration for Prevention of Opioid Overdose.” AMA A-12, Chicago, IL. 17 June 2012. National AMA Policy D-95.987.
  3. Macht R, Patel V, Rosenkranz P, et al. “Estimating the Financial Savings of Two Quality Improvement Initiatives: A Cost Analysis.” First place presentation at the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; Annual Meeting, 6 Dec 2014.
  4. Patel V, Macht R, et al. “An Estimation of the Financial Impact of Two Major Quality Improvement Initiatives Using NSQIP Data.” First place poster and award winner: Quality Research Award, Quality and Patient Safety Symposium, 20 October 2014.