Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH

Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH Specialties: Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH
Specialties: Surgery, Vascular Surgery
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH

Dr. Virendra I. Patel is the chief of vascular surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. A vascular surgeon-scientist, Dr. Patel is highly skilled in the full range of vascular disorders that can lead to stroke, renal issues, intestinal problems, and peripheral arterial disease.

Dr. Patel has a particular interest in clinical outcomes research and has served as principal investigator of several studies to evaluate open and minimally invasive repairs of complex aortic aneurysms. He participated in the TEVAR and EVAR Committees of the Vascular Quality Initiative of the Society of Vascular Surgery, and hel has also been a member of the Executive Council of the New England Society of Vascular Surgery and the Research Advisory Committee for the Society's Vascular Study Group.

A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Patel completed his surgical residency and a research fellowship in vascular surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was a clinical fellow in vascular and endovascular surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He earned a Master of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Program of Clinical Effectiveness.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester


  • Abdominal Aneurysm

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

  • Aneurysm

  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair

  • Aortic Arch Surgery

  • Aortic Dissection

  • Aortic Surgery

  • Carotid Artery Disease

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

  • Carotid Artery Surgery

  • Cerebral Vascular Disease

  • Diabetes and Vascular Disease

  • Endovascular Aortic Repair

  • Endovascular Surgery

  • Iliac Aneurysm

  • Mesenteric Ischemia

  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair

  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

  • Renal Vascular Disease

  • Thoracic Aneurysm

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Venous Insufficiency

  • Visceral Artery Disease


  • Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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  • 1993 Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
  • 1994 Golden Key, National Honor Society
  • 1994 James J. Slade Scholar, Rutgers College of Engineering
  • 1994 Magna Cum Laude, Rutgers College of Engineering
  • 1997 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Junior (Top 10%), Tufts
  • 1998 Highest Honors for Student Pursuing a Career in Surgery, Tufts
  • 2001 NRSA - Harvard-Longwood Vascular Surgery Research Fellowship
  • 2004 NIH Loan Repayment Program