Vikas Patel M.D.

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I decided that I wanted to become a doctor at a young age, and I have worked hard to achieve that goal since that point. My typical day involves waking up early and doing …

Knowing that I have the ability to help others and positively impact their lives is enough motivation for me. In my …

People with weak blood vessel walls are susceptible to developing aneurysms.
Endovascular Stenting explained by Vikas Patel M.D.

brain aneurysm is a uniquely devastating occurrence. An aneurysm happens when the artery walls in the brain thin and become unstable. They often form at branches or forks in the arteries where the structures are weaker.

Without proper treatment, an aneurysm can lead to brain oxygen deprivation or death. When physicians want to treat a brain aneurysm, they have several different techniques at their disposal.

Tumor Embolization

When doctors examine a tumor, whether it’s a benign or cancerous one, and they decide on a course of action, they usually go  …

Endovascular Neurosurgery

Since endovascular neurosurgery uses catheters among other tools to diagnose and treat brain and nervous system …

Thombectomy Advances Explored

In the United States, nearly 800,000 people suffer from a stroke each year. Three-quarters of all strokes happen …

Neurosurgery Dr. Patel

Neurosurgery is a small sector of the medical field. Only one out of every 200 doctors are neurosurgeons.

Work/ Life Balance Research

There is currently an epidemic of physician burnout in the United States, threatening the health of both …

A new patient-centered care model proposed by the Centres for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which aims to …