Patel, Amit N.

Patel, Amit N

Amit N. Patel is a board-certified general and thoracic surgeon who treats mesothelioma.

  • Director of university’s Clinical Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Department.
  • Strong advocate of using minimally invasive procedures and hyperthermic chemotherapy when possible.
  • Research concentrates around cancer stem-cell identification and destruction, as well as development of novel agents to selectively attack specific cancers.
  • Participating in clinical trials of treatments using autologous adult stem-cells.
  • Authored or co-authored a number of peer-reviewed journal articles describing findings related to therapeutic use of adult stem-cells.
  • Teaches at University of Utah School of Medicine.
  • Won Patients’ Choice Award and “Compassionate Doctor” recognition.


  • M.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.