DepartmentsRadiation OncologySpecialty GroupsHead and Neck Cancer CenterLocationPhoenix, ArizonaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Share this page via: Facebook Twitter Print Biographical summaryDr. Patel specializes in the use of radiation therapy for complex cancers of the head and neck. He understands how to apply the latest in radiation therapy technology including proton beam therapy to treat these cancers. An important theme of his clinical and research work is the importance of improving clinical outcomes for head and neck cancers particularly focusing on minimizing side effects. His treatment philosophy is as follows: "I am never ok with the status quo and believe an attitude for lifelong learning coupled with striving for excellence will result in deliver of cutting edge care." Conditions treatedChondrosarcomaEsthesioneuroblastomaHead and neck cancerHypopharyngeal cancerLaryngeal cancerNasal and paranasal tumorsNasopharyngeal carcinomaOral and throat cancerOropharyngeal cancerRadiation injurySalivary gland cancerSkin cancerThyroid cancer Procedures performedIntensity-modulated radiation therapyProton therapyRadiation therapyStereotactic body radiotherapy InterestsIntensity modulated radiation therapyStereotactic body radiation therapyHead and neck cancerReducing radiation toxicityRadiation oncology quality assuranceProton beam therapy Mayo Clinic locations Phoenix, Arizona Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2021Certificate - Health EquityArizona State University, College of Health Solutions2008Chief Medical ResidentHenry Ford Hospital2008Resident - Radiation OncologyHenry Ford Hospital2004Transitional ResidentSt. John's Hospital, Detroit, MI2003MDWayne State University School of Medicine1999BS with Distinction - MicrobiologyUniversity of MichiganShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2009Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of RadiologyAwards and honors2018Outstanding Course Director for 2018Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development2007Roentgen Resident Research AwardRadiological Society of North America2006First Place - Resident Research CompetitionMichigan Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology1999Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Michigan1999James B. Angell ScholarUniversity of MichiganShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2019 - presentHead and Neck Radiation Oncology Disease Site Group, Radiation Oncology Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Specialty Council2019 - presentHead and Neck Subcommittee, Particle Therapy Cooperative Group - North America (PTCOG-NA)2018 - presentHead and Neck Competitive Growth Strategy Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center2018 - presentProcess Improvement Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology201811th Annual Transoral Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Department of Education Administration2018 - presentContinuous Professional Development Subcommittee, Education Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona2018 - presentInternal Advisory Committee, Arizona Office of Health Disparities Research Program, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees2018 - presentPractical Proton Therapy Seminar and Workshop, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Department of Education Administration2017 - presentHead and Neck Radiation Oncology Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology201710th Annual Transoral Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development2017 - presentAnnual Multidisciplinary Transoral Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer2016 - presentHead and Neck Cancer DWG, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center2016 - presentH&N Abstract Review Committee, ASTRO Annual Meeting, American Society for Radiation Oncology2015 - presentResearch Development Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology2015 - presentHead and Neck Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees2014 - presentResidency Education Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology2013 - presentCancer Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona2013 - 2014Data and Safety Monitoring Board, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center2013 - presentParticle Therapy Cooperative Group - North America (PTCOG-NA)2011Henry Ford Physician Leadership Institute2011Oncology Quality Assurance, Henry Ford Hospital2010 - 2015ACR Appropriateness Criteria on Brain Metastases, American College of Radiology2008 - 2011Institutional Review Board, Henry Ford Hospital2008 - 2011Radiation Oncology, Medical Group Practice Affairs Committee, Henry Ford Hospital2008 - 2016American College of Radiology2008 - presentAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology2008 - presentAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology2008 - presentAmerican Medical Association1997 - 1999Students Educating and Volunteering for Health Awareness, University of MichiganShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publications Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20226575 Doctors & Medical Staff Patel, Samir H. 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