Professional Statement

Ketan M. Patel, MD, brings compassionate care and unique surgical skills, involving leading-edge microsurgical techniques, to the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Keck Medicine of USC. As a microsurgery specialist, Dr. Patel provides leading-edge microvascular procedures that give patients novel treatment options for reconstruction. From facial palsy to breast cancer reconstruction to complex lower limb salvage, Dr. Patel's unique skills help patients achieve ideal outcomes. He is one of the few surgeons in the world specially trained to perform lymphovenous bypass and vascularized lymph node transfers, innovative surgical procedures that may be effective for many patients to help reduce the swelling, pain and discomfort that occurs with lymphedema. Dr. Patel takes a patient-centered approach to his medical practice, focusing on meeting the specific needs of each individual patient. He is also an accomplished researcher who has published numerous articles and written several book chapters on achieving optimal aesthetic and reconstructive results for every patient.






Keck Hospital of USC1450 San Pablo StreetLos Angeles, CA 90089

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Graduate School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Fellowships Trained In: Other
  • Fellowship Hospitals: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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