MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Residency: University of North Carolina Medical Center
Fellowships: Extended Endoscopic Approaches (EEA) to the skull base, Ohio State University Wexner Center; TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS), University of Pennsylvania Head and Neck Oncology program
Board Certified, American Board of Otolaryngology
State of Georgia Medical License
Assistant Professor, Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine
The John E. Bordley Research Award, 2011 Triologic Society Combined Section
The Lloyd Storrs Resident Research Award, 2009 Triologic Society Southern Section
Young Investigator Award – Core Grant, American Academy of Otolaryngology/American Head & Neck Surgery, 2007
"Factors associated with hospital length of stay following fibular free-tissue reconstruction of head and neck defects: Assessment using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) Criteria." White LJ, Zhang H, Strickland KF, El-Deiry MW, Patel MR, Wadsworth JT, Chen AY. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]
"Racial disparities in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue among women: A SEER data analysis." Joseph LJ, Goodman M, Higgins K, Pilai R, Ramalingam SS, Magliocca K, Patel MR, El-Deiry M, Wadsworth JT, Owonikoko TK, Beitler JJ, Khuri FR, Shin DM, Saba NF. Oral Oncol. 2015 Jun;51(6):586-92.
"Connexin-related (DFNB1) hearing loss: Is routine computed tomography imaging necessary?" Dahl JP, Stadler ME, Huang BY, Miao D, Patel MR, Adunka OF, Buchman CA, Fine JP, Zdanski CJ. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 May;152(5):889-96.
"Endoscopic endonasal approaches to infratemporal fossa tumors: A classification system and case series." Taylor RJ, Patel MR, Wheless SA, McKinney KA, Stadler ME, Sasaki-Adams D, Ewend MG, Germanwala AV, Zanation AM. Laryngoscope. 2014 Nov;124(11):2443-50.
"Endoscopic endonasal approaches to infratemporal fossa tumors: A classification system and case series." Taylor RJ, Patel MR, Wheless SA, McKinney KA, Stadler ME, Sasaki-Adams D, Ewend MG, Germanwala AV, Zanation AM.
"Esophageal-subarachnoid fistula: A case of spontaneous tension pneumocephalus in the setting of esophageal cancer." Patel MR, Idicula W, Carrau RL, Prevedello DM. Head Neck. 2014 Jun;36(6):E52-6.
"Beyond the nasoseptal flap: Outcomes and pearls with secondary flaps in endoscopic endonasal skull base reconstruction." Patel MR, Taylor RJ, Hackman TG, Germanwala AV, Sasaki-Adams D, Ewend MG, Zanation AM. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr;124(4):846-52.
Dr. Patel's area of research interest is head and neck cancer. Specifically, he is interested in public health outreach and genomics in the setting of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) induced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.