Dr. Patel has won multiple awards for research presented and national and local meetings. It is an important avenue for him to be able to give back to his specialty. 
He enjoys the teamwork, creativity, and challenges associated with medical research. 

He is also very proud of his research accomplishments and the change they have brought to the practice of facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Patel receiving the award
Dr Patel receiving the 2014 Leslie Bernstein CORE Grant from Dr. Lisa Ishii