Tushar C. Patel, M.B., Ch.B.

  1. Gastroenterologist (Transplant Hepatologist)
  2. Gastroenterologist


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Tushar C. Patel, M.B., Ch.B., is a physician, scientist, administrator and educator. He has a specialty interest in hepatology, with expertise in transplant hepatology and liver cancers.

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Biliary tract diseases such as primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cholangitis
  • Liver cancers such as hepatocellular cancer and cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer)
  • Diseases of the liver such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease and cirrhosis
  • Providing team-based care in the Liver Transplant program to patients with end-stage liver disease
  • Promoting patients' understanding of their disease and empowering them to become partners in managing their health

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Patel is active in research, education and administration. He authors expert content and publishes high-impact publications in many different areas related to liver cancers and liver diseases. He serves as a mentor to students, staff and physicians.

As dean for research, Dr. Patel oversees all research programs and activities at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

  1. Cholangiocarcinoma
  2. Cirrhosis
  3. Hepatocellular carcinoma
  4. Liver cancer
  • Clinical and transplant hepatology
  • Hepatobiliary cancers
  1. 1996
    Fellow - GastroenterologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1992
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1988
    MB ChBUniversity of Glasgow, Scotland


  1. 2008
    Transplant HepatologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1995
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine


Research activities

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