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Jigar Patel

Double Board-Certified Dermatologist & MOHS Micrographic Surgeon

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About Jigar Patel MD

Dr. Jigar Patel grew up in Virginia. He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School where he graduated at the top of his class and served as President of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency training at Duke University where he served as Chief Resident. As a resident, Dr. Patel was involved in developing innovative technologies to enhance patient care focusing on safety and quality improvement for dermatologic procedures. He also received a grant opportunity to provide dermatologic care in Botswana, Africa. Dr. Patel then completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology in Houston at MD Anderson Cancer Center, the #1 cancer hospital in the U.S. He has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented at national and international meetings. In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys basketball and exploring the outdoors.

Board Certifications

American Board of Dermatology: Dermatology

Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery

Medical Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 2012-2016

Honors and Associations

Chief Resident, Duke University Department of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology Resident International Grant Elective (Botswana, Africa)

Advancing Innovation in Dermatology Scholar

Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Incubation Fund

MD Anderson Maryanne Rosenstein Family Fellowship in Cancer Research


Residency: Dermatology, Duke University, Durham, NC 2017-2020

Fellowship: MOHS Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology,

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX 2020-2021

Professional Memberships/Afflictions

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
American College of Mohs Surgery

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