​​800 Stanton L. Young Blvd
​​Suite 9000
​Oklahoma City, OK

(405) 271-​8001
(405) 271-​3919 (fax)

Arpit Patel, MD, FACS

Academic Appointments:
Staff Surgeon, VA Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor
Surgery Clerkship Director
Associate Program Director

Clinical Focus:
Colon and Rectal Surgery
General Surgery

Clinical Interests:
Cancers of the Colon, Rectum and Anus
Diverticular Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Treatment of Anorectal Disease such as Anal Abscess/Fistula, Anal Fissures, Hemorrhoids, Pilonidal Disease and Fecal Incontinence
Rectal Prolapse
Parastomal hernias

Professional Education:
Fellowship: Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD                University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Medical Education: King’s College London, UK

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Research Interests:
Medical Education
Clinical Outcomes Research

Recent Publications:

1.        Medical student expectations from surgical education: A two-year institutional experience. Landmann A, Havron WS, Patel A, Thompson BM, Lees JS. Am J Surg. 2016 Dec;212(6):1265-1269. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.09.025.

2.         Immediate versus delayed repair of destructive bowel injuries in patients with an open abdomen.

Raines A, Garwe T, Albrecht R, Havron W, Hoge S, Ademola A, Glenn J, Motghare P, Irvan J, Patel A, Lees J. Am Surg. 2015 May;81(5):458-62.

3.           Utilizing the multidisciplinary team for planning and monitoring care and quality improvement. Patel A, Franko ER Jr, Fleshman JW. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2015 Mar;28(1):12-20. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1545065. Review.