Priyesh Sharad Patel: Expert Oncologist

22 Oct

Priyesh Sharad Patel is a highly trained, highly dedicated expert physician trained within the field of oncology. Specifically, he works with patients who suffer from thoracic malignancies, or cancers that develop within the organs of the upper respiratory system. These organs include the lungs, esophagus, and heart. However, his specialty has expanded to cover all aspects of professional healthcare due to his desire to help those in need around the world. He travels to countries typically suffering from extreme poverty, or even stricken by civil or international warfare. He feels a strong pull to help those who do not have the ability to help themselves. He has traveled to countries such as Kenya, Ethiopia, Iraq, and Iran helping patients who suffer from all sorts of clinical issues who would not be able to be treated otherwise.

Priyesh Sharad Patel is an expert thoracic oncologist. In order to better deal with thoracic malignancies, he uses an innovative radiation therapy technique called stereotactic ablative therapy. This type of therapy uses smaller beams of radiation those compared to most radiation therapies. This helps ensure the safety of the surround normal tissue while targeting the malignancies directly in the body. The goal of stereotactic ablative therapy is to keep the cancer cells from growing and eventually shrink in size. This type of therapy treatment has had a lot of success in patients who are able to catch their cancers early in their growth. He was trained and educated in the United States of America where he currently resides with his wife and two children in Seattle, Washington.



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