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

  1. Gastroenterologist (Transplant Hepatologist)
  2. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

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

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

Areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Liver cancers, such as hepatocellular cancer and bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biliary tract diseases, such as primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cholangitis
  • Diseases of the liver, such as viral 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 diseases 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 has authored 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.

  1. Cholangiocarcinoma
  2. Cirrhosis
  3. Hepatocellular carcinoma
  4. Liver cancer
  1. Liver transplant
  • Clinical and transplant hepatology
  • Liver and biliary 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

Certifications

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

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    FellowAmerican Association for Study of Liver Disease
  2. 2006
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterogical Association
  3. 2005
    Travel ScholarshipAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation
  4. 2004
    Basic Science Research AwardScott & White Clinic, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
  5. 1996
    Donald C. Balfour Alumni Award for Meritorious ResearchMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 1994
    Research Competition WinnerAmerican College of Physicians
  7. 1993
    Junior Faculty Travel AwardAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  8. 1993
    Clinical Vignette Competition WinnerAmerican College of Physicians
  9. 1987
    McFarland Bursary AwardUniversity of Glasgow, Scotland
  10. 1984
    John Hunter MedalUniversity of Glasgow, Scotland
  11. 1982
    Scholar of the Year AwardStrathmore College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberUniversity of Central Florida Pilot Project, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberAnnal of Hepatology
  4. 2016 - present
    Grant ReviewerEli and Edythe Broad Student Research Fellowship Award Review Panel, American Gastroenterological Association
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberEvaluation of Innovator Award Program, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberFrench National Research Agency
  7. 2015 - 2017
    Panel MemberInstitute Research Awards Panel, American Gastroenterology Association
  8. 2015 - 2016
    Content ReviewerProgram Committee, ASCO-GI Meeting
  9. 2015 - 2016
    Content ReviewerGastrointestinal Cancer Symposium Program Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  10. 2015
    MemberCenter for Science of Health Care Delivery Steering Committee
  11. 2015
    MemberTask Force on Physician-Scientist Compensation
  12. 2015
    MemberSearch Committee - Research Administration Chair
  13. 2015
    Associate DeanMayo Graduate School Search Committee
  14. 2015
    MemberSearch Committee - Dean for Research Arizona
  15. 2015
    ChairSearch Committee - Faculty Member in Cancer Research
  16. 2015
    MemberSearch Committee - Faculty Member in Biosensors, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  17. 2015
    ChairDiscovery Labs Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Research Advisory Group
  18. 2014
    MemberResearch Budget Contingency Workgroup
  19. 2014
    MemberLiver Regenerative, Center for Regenerative Medicine Research Committee: Mayo Clinic Florida
  20. 2014
    MemberSearch Committee Center for Individualized Medicine - Director
  21. 2014
    MemberSearch Committee - Mayo Clinic Florida - Chief Administrator
  22. 2014
    MemberSearch Committee - Center for Biomedical Discovery - Chair
  23. 2014 - present
    ChairFlorida Executive Operations Team
  24. 2014 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  25. 2014 - present
    MemberDistinguished Mayo Investigator Committee, Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  26. 2014 - present
    MemberResearch Review Group
  27. 2014 - present
    MemberAdvisory Council for the Executive Dean for Research, Mayo Clinic
  28. 2014 - present
    MemberCenter for Science of Health Care Steering Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  29. 2013 - 2014
    ChairResearch Operations Management Team, Division of Research Services, Department of Administration
  30. 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Projects Research
  31. 2013
    MemberResearch Career and Diversity Subcommittee
  32. 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Research
  33. 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Projects Research
  34. 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Research Career and Diversity Committee
  35. 2013 - present
    MemberExecutive Group, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine
  36. 2012 - 2015
    Grant ReviewerItalian Association for Cancer Research
  37. 2012 - 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Florida Research Resources Subcommittee
  38. 2012
    MemberAmerican Society for Exosomes & Microvesicles
  39. 2012 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Extracellular Vesicles
  40. 2011 - 2013
    MemberBasic Science Research Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  41. 2011 - 2012
    MemberInternational Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
  42. 2011
    Abstract Selection ReviewerAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  43. 2011 - present
    MemberFlorida Executive Committee, Center for Regenerative Medicine Research Committee: Mayo Clinic Florida
  44. 2010 - 2012
    MemberProgram Committee, ASCO-GI Meeting
  45. 2010 - 2012
    Content ReviewerGastrointestinal Cancer Symposium Program Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  46. 2010
    OrganizerLiver Meeting, Hepatobiliary Neoplasia Special Interest Group Program, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  47. 2010 - present
    MemberInternational Liver Cancer Association
  48. 2007 - 2011
    Abstract Selection ReviewerAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  49. 2007
    OrganizerOSU-NTU Joint meeting on Hepatocellular Cancer
  50. 2006 - 2013
    Abstract Selection ReviewerAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  51. 2006
    Membersearch committee- Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Scott & White/ Texas A&M University
  52. 2006 - present
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  53. 2005 - 2007
    MemberAdvisory Committee on Curriculum Development, Temple College
  54. 2005
    MemberOrganizing Committee, International Conference on Natural Therapies, Molecular Mechanisms
  55. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  56. 2004 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Society for Investigative Pathology
  57. 2004
    Membersearch committee- Cain Chair in Cancer Research, Scott & White/ Texas A&M University
  58. 2003 - present
    MemberGI Cancer Center, Scott & White/ Texas A&M University
  59. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  60. 2002 - 2007
    MemberSouthwest Oncology Group
  61. 2002
    MemberProteomics Facility Subcommittee, Scott & White/ Texas A&M University
  62. 2001 - 2007
    MemberCenter for Cancer Prevention and Care, Scott & White Clinic
  63. 2001 - 2007
    MemberCancer Research Executive committee, Scott & White/ Texas A&M University
  64. 1999
    Co-DirectorBasic Science Research Conference, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  65. 1993 - 2009
    MemberGastroenterology Research Group
  66. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  67. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  68.  
    MemberInstitutional Research Committee, Scott & White/ Texas A&M University
  69.  
    MemberCenter for Women's Health Education Subcommittee, Ohio State University
  70.  
    MemberTransplant Signature Program Steering Committee, Ohio State University
  71.  
    MemberLiver Quality Group, Ohio State University
  72.  
    MemberLeadership Council, Taskforce and subcommitte on Quality, Ohio State University
  73.  
    Founding MemberFood Innovation Program, Ohio State University
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Publications

Research activities

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