Brooksville, Florida (September 4, 2014) – Sunanda Singh, MD and Anjali Singh, MD announce that Utpal Patel, MD has joined their medical staff. Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and has completed an ACMS (American College of Mohs Surgery) fellowship at the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center in Chesterfield, Missouri.
Dr. Patel comes to the practice from the University of Florida Department of Dermatology and Zephyrhills Skin Center where he performs Mohs reconstructive surgery and laser surgery. Dr. Patel performs reconstructive surgery using flaps and skin grafts and also performs outpatient surgery in the office under local anesthesia.
“We are particularly pleased to have Dr. Patel join our practice at this time. With the addition of his skills, we are now able to treat 100% of all skin conditions, ranging from medical, cosmetic, to surgical in pediatric and adult population” said Sunanda Singh, MD. “I was not only impressed with his skills but also his commitment to excellence. While in medical school Dr. Patel was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Society for being in the top five percent of his class. In addition he received a scholarship that paid for his complete medical and doctoral education,” he added.
Dr. Patel received his medical education– on full scholarship – from the highly prestigious Temple University School of Medicine. He was awarded an MD and Ph.D. Dr. Patel also received a BS with honors in biochemistry and molecular biology from Penn State Schreyer Honors College, as well as a BS in biology with “vertebrate physiology option.” Dr. Patel completed his residency in dermatology at New York University in New York and a residency in internal medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA. (NYU’s Dermatology residency program was ranked #1 nationally in this survey of board certified dermatologists.)
Dr. Patel’s achievements go on and on. He is responsible for over 25 presentations and publications in leading peer reviewed medical journals and national meetings. He is a reviewer for four dermatology journals: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, The Journal of Drugs In Dermatology, and The Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Surgery. He is the recipient of numerous grants, scholarships and awards including the Benjamin and Mary Siddons Neasey Foundation and the Ph.D. Fellowship, the Health Research Formula Grant, and a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Drs. Sunanda Singh, Anjali Singh, and Utpal Patel practice at 12272 Hospital Boulevard, Suite 346, Brooksville, Florida 34613. Call 352-796-3334 to schedule an appointment.