Plastic Surgeon Ashit Patel Joins Albany Medical Center


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Plastic Surgeon Ashit Patel Joins Albany Medical Center

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October 20, 2011 - Albany , NY

ALBANY, N.Y., October 20, 2011-Ashit Patel, M.D., a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, has joined Albany Medical Center's department of surgery and has been appointed assistant professor of surgery at Albany Medical College. Dr. Patel specializes in a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for adults and children.

Dr. Patel has expertise in all cosmetic procedures with a particular interest in breast augmentation and body contouring after major weight loss. For reconstructive procedures, he specializes in post-trauma, post-mastectomy, post-surgical and burn reconstructive surgery, as well as the surgical correction of congenital deformities.

Dr. Patel received his medical degree from the University of Dundee Medical School in Scotland. He completed a general surgery residency at St. Elizabeth's Medical School in Boston, where he served as chief resident, and a plastic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Patel is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Patel is currently seeing new patients at Albany Medical Center's Surgeons Pavilion at 50 New Scotland, directly across from the Medical Center. To schedule an appointment, patients should call (518) 262-2229.

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center, is the largest private employer in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals,  and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region's largest physicians practice with 325 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region's health and quality of life. For more information: or

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