Priyesh Sharad Patel is an expert physician who specializes in the realm of thoracic oncology. He was trained and educated in the United States of America where he currently resides with his wife and two children in Seattle, Washington. Thoracic oncologists deal with cancers or malignancies that develop in the upper respiratory system and effect organs such as the heart, lungs, and the esophagus. In order to better deal with these 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.
Priyesh Sharad Patel isn’t just an expert physician trained in the field of thoracic oncology, he is also a philanthropist who travels the world offering his medical services to those in dire need. Although his expertise is in the field of oncology, he has become well versed in a number of healthcare realms. Dealing with patients in need all over the world, you can’t just expect to deal with only one aspect of their health. Many times, due to the countries he visits, he is often dealing with patients who have been seriously injured as a result of fighting that has broken out nearby. This places him in the thick of it, doing what he believes every doctor as the duty to do: help those who can’t help themselves.