Vishal Anil Patel is a Mohs surgeon and expert in skin cancer and reconstructive surgery. He recently returned to his hometown of LA after serving as Director of the Division of Dermatologic Surgery at Columbia University in New York City. His clinical expertise lies in advanced and high risk skin cancers especially in immunosuppressed and transplant patients. Dr. Patel travels regularly to parts of Southern Africa to help train local physicians to care for patients in need.

Good Role Director of Dermatologic Surgery

Degrees MD from the University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine; Dermatology residency training at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City where he served as Chief Resident. Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at Columbia University Medical Center.

What fascinates you these days? The rapid mental, physical, and emotional development of a (my) newborn infant.