Amitkumar Patel, MD

Amitkumar Patel, MDDr. Patel is a graduate of University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago, IL. His internship was taken at University of Arizona College of Medicine / Banner-University Medical Center – Phoenix, AZ. His residency was taken at University of Arizona College of Medicine / Banner-University Medical Center – Phoenix, AZ. His fellowship in Gastroenterology was taken at University of Arizona College of Medicine / Banner-University Medical Center – PHoenix, AZ. Dr. Patel holds specialty board certification in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

FELLOWSHIP

Gastroenterology Fellowship
University of Arizona College of Medicine/Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
Expected Graduation: June 2017

RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine Residency Program Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Phoenix, AZ
Graduated: June 2014

EDUCATION
University of Illinois – College of Medicine Chicago, IL
Graduated: May 2011
Doctor of Medicine
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
Graduated: May 2005 Masters of Science: Biology/Biochemistry

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
Graduated: May 2003
Bachelor of Science:
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Banner University Medical Center 06/2016 – current
• Chief Gastroenterology Fellow: Leadership role to provide academic excellence to the gastroenterology fellowship training program. Will be assisting in scheduling, interviews, and honorary academic role including teaching and research.

Arizona Digestive Health 06/2014 – current Phoenix, AZ
• Gastroenterology Fellow: Assisted in a private gastroenterology clinic and directly participated in patient care in an outpatient setting.

Phoenix VA Health Care Systems 06/2014 – current Phoenix, AZ
• Gastroenterology Fellow: Provide direct longitudinal care to veterans in an ambulatory clinic.

Banner University Internal Medicine Clinic 06/2011 – 06/2014 Phoenix, AZ
• Internal Medicine Resident: Provided ambulatory longitudinal patient care under the supervision of several internal medicine attendings.

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates Rockford, IL

06/2008 – 08/2008

• Student Extern: Assisted in Gastroenterology clinic and observed several endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures.

University Primary Care Clinic 08/2006 – 5/2011 Mt. Morris, IL
• Medical Student: Provided ambulatory longitudinal patient care under the supervision of several family practice physicians.

University of Illinois, Department of MCB 01/2004 – 01/2005, 05/2003 – 05/2005 Urbana-Champaign, IL
• Graduate Level Immunology Course Exam Writer: Wrote exam questions for a graduate level immunology course.
• Teaching Assistant: Taught undergraduate Molecular and Cellular Biology to approximately 120 students per semester.

LICENSURE I CERTIFICATIONS
Arizona Medical Board Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine USMLE Step I, II, Ill
ACLS & BLS

ABSTRACTS/PUBLICATIONS

1. Patel, Amitkumar; Abidali, Hussein; Pedersen, Mark R.; Choi, Myunghan; Seetharam, Anil B.
“Early Use of Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (BRTO) for Primary Prophylaxis of Gastric Variceal Bleeding: Evaluation of Effectiveness and Effect on Global Liver Function.” Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

2. Patel, Amitkumar; Backstedt, David; Abidali, Hussein; Pedersen, Mark; Seetharam, Anil B. Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C is Highly Effective and Tolerable in a Real World Elderly Cohort. Presidential Poster Award with Distinction. Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

3. Patel, Amitkumar; Pedersen, Mark, Aasen, Tyler D., Choi, Myunghan; Seetharam, Anil B. “Direct Acting Antiviral therapy for HCV Recurrence in the Allograft: Analysis of Influence on Post-Transplant Metabolic Syndrome Components”. Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

4. Patel, Amitkumar; Pedersen, Mark; Backstedt, David; Abidali, Hussein; Choi, Myunghan; Seetharam, Anil B. “Genotype Subtype and Gender Influence SVR12 Rate with Directing Antiviral Therapy in Well Compensated Hepatitis C Related Cirrhosis.” Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

5. Patel, Amitkumar; Pedersen, Mark; Mcshane, Scott; Choi, Myunghan; Seetharam, Anil B. Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C Recurrence Overcomes Traditional Negative Predictors to Interferon Based Therapy after Liver Transplantation. Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May 2016.

6. Ramanthan, Meera; Patel, Amitkumar; Abidali, Hussein; Seetharam, Anil B; AL-Jashaami, Layth. “Predictors of Survival with “Destination” Loco regional Therapy of Hepatocellular Cancer in Patients Either Ineligible or

Unwilling for Liver Transplantation: Score Yet Another One for MELD.” Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

7. Pedersen, Mark; Patel, Amitkumar; Backstedt, David; Choi, Myunghan; Seetharam, Anil B. “Changes in Peripheral Lipid Profiles during Direct Acting Antiviral HCV Therapy: Differential Effects Based Genotype.” Presidential Poster Award with Distinction. Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

8. Bhatt, Divya; Patel, Amitkumar; Achdjian, Stacy; Ramanathan, Meera;AL-Jashaami, Layth; Choi, Myunghan; Seetharam, Anil B. “Similar Transplant-Free Survival with Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) versus Transarterial Radioembolization (TARE) in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma.” Digestive Disease Weekly Conference, San Diego, CA. May, 2016.

9. Patel, Amitkumar; Mallarag, Marnonette; Wong, Mark; Seetharam, Anil B. Longitudinal Changes in Metabolic Syndrome Components During Chronic Hepatitis B Infection: The Influence of Phase and Antiviral Therapy. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – The Liver Meeting, Boston, Md. November 2016.

10. Mallarag, Marnonette; Patel, Amitkumar; Wong, Mark; Seetharam, Anil B. Profiling Changes in Neutrophil­ Lymphocyte Ratio in Response To Antiviral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis B Infection. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – The Liver Meeting, Boston, Md. November 2016.

11. Ramanthan, Meera; Rowley, Mike; Patel, Amitkumar, Choi, Myunghan; Pedersen, Mark; Seetharam, Anil B. Factors Predicting Success with Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt as Monotherapy for Maintaining Portal Vein Patency Prior to Liver Transplantation. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – The Liver Meeting, Boston, Md. November 2016.

12. AI-Jashaami, Layth; Abidali, Hussein; Patel, Amitkumar; Choi, Myunghan; Pedersen, Mark; Seetharam, Anil
B. Association of Pretreatment Circulating Cryoglobulin and Improvements in Patient Reported Fatigue during Directing Acting Antiviral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – The Liver Meeting, Boston, Md. November 2016.

13. Aasen, Tyler; Patel, Amitkumar; Patel, Nayan. “A Rare Hepatic Tumor Mimicking Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Hepatitis C Cirrhotic.” Accepted for publication to Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology – May, 2016.

PRESENTATIONS
1. Patel, A. “Overview and Management of Intestinal Failure – Associated Liver Disease.” Academic Oral Presentation, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, April 2016.

2. Patel, A. “Colon Cancer Screening & Surveillance.” Academic Day, University of Arizona College of Medicine/Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, March, 2016.

3. Patel, A. “Management of PBC: A New Name with Traditional & Novel Therapies.” Gastroenterology Fellows Seminar, University of Arizona College of Medicine/Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, February 2016.

4. Patel, A. “The IRIS is in the Eye of the Beholder: HBV-HIV and Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome.” Oral presentation, Phoenix Gastroenterology Society, Awarded First Place, Scottsdale, AZ, June 2015.

5. Patel, A. “A Unique Case of Salmonella Colitis.” Academic Oral Presentation, Phoenix VA Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. March 2015.

6. Patel, A. “Overview of Gastritis and Gastropathies.” Academic Oral Presentation, Phoenix VA Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, September 2014.

7. Patel, A. “Cholestatic Jaundice and Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to the Use of Herbal Supplements containing Pro-Anabolic Steroids”. Case Presentation: Phoenix VA Medical Center, August, 2014

8. Patel. A. “Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors” Academic Oral Presentation – Phoenix VA Medical Center, February 2013

9. Patel, A. “An Update to the Sendai Consensus Guidelines on Proposed Criteria for Pancreatic Resection in Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas”. GI-Surgery Conference: Phoenix VA Medical Center, February 2013.

10. Patel, A. “An Update of the Cochrane Systematic Review of Helicobactor Pylori Eradication Therapy in Nonulcer Dyspepsia: Resolving the Discrepancy between Systematic Reviews”. GI Journal Club – Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Phoenix, January, 2012.

RESEARCH
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates 07/2009- 05/2011 Rockford, IL
• Research Assistant: Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Barclay. Retrospective Comparison of Adenoma Miss Rates in Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy.
• Research Assistant: Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Barclay. Analysis of Techniques for Efficient Polyp Removal, Optimal Identification of Neoplasia, and Verification of Exam Completion During Screening Colonoscopy.

University of Illinois, Department of Biochemistry 05/2003 – 05/2005 Urbana-Champaign, IL
• Research Assistant: Under the supervision of Dr. Naveen Manchanda, M.D., An Overview of the Urokinase Plasminogen Activator System and its Effects on Cellular Migration. Master’s thesis completed.

CASE REPORT
Patel, A; Aasen, T; Seetharam, A. “The IRIS is in the Eye of the Beholder: HBV-HIV and Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome.” Submitted to American College of Gastroenterology – Annual Scientific Conference, Las Vegas, NV. October 2016.

VOLUNTEER I COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Resident Council (Internal Medicine –
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

• Volunteer – Chicago Take Steps University of Illinois, College of Medicine

Ogle County Health Department, Oregon, IL
• Volunteer, Health Department Fair

LANGUAGES
• Gujarati

HONORS I AWARDS
• Digestive Disease Week: Presidential Award 2016
a Poster with Distinction (see abstracts)
a Poster with Distinction (see abstracts)
• John G & Evelyn Hartman Award: 2005 Teaching Assistant of the Year

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
• American Gastroenterology Association
• Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
• American Medical Association
• Illinois State Medical Association

PERSONAL INTERESTS
I am an avid Chicago sports fan. I also enjoy playing basketball, softball and tennis. I enjoy the company of family and friends.