Dr. Anup Patel is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon trained in aesthetic, hand/upper extremity and reconstructive surgery. He completed his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at the premier Yale University followed by a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the New York University Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Mount Sinai Department of Orthopedics. Dr. Patel received his MD and MBA from the Yale University School of Medicine and Yale University School of Management, respectively. He graduated as the valedictorian of his class at the University of Florida majoring in economics, biochemistry and molecular genetics and valedictorian of his high-school class at Lake Highland.
Dr. Patel has served on the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ Board of Directors and Government Affairs Committee, as well as the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal’s Editorial Board. He is on the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open Journal’s Editorial Board spearheading its operative video instructional series endeavoring to train surgeons worldwide. He serves as reviewer for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.
His academic success including innovative research has garnered numerous accolades and been featured in various media outlets. NBC’s Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon thanked Dr. David Chiu and Dr. Patel on the show for their help in managing and treating his ring avulsion injury and nerve compression. He has published extensively (over 60 publications) in peer-reviewed journals on various topics in surgery including aesthetics, burns, craniofacial, trauma, hand and microsurgery, and peripheral nerve compressions. He was awarded the Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Murray Award for his research on cost effectiveness of treatment of skin cancers.
Dr. Patel is an active diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Association for Hand Surgery. He is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Florida State University as well as an Instructor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Central Florida.
He values the privilege of helping his patients, while joining them in their medical journey to restore their form and function. He is dedicated to providing patients safe and successful surgery.