Dr. Shitel Patel, MD

Dr. Shitel Patel, MD

Craniofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Shitel Patel, MD is a craniofacial surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 2007 and specializes in craniofacial surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

7400 Fannin St Ste 1240

Houston, TX 77054

Contact Information

(832) 835-1131

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • 4 More

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Shitel Patel is a board certified Plastic and General surgeon. He earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida, and completed his general surgery residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. He followed this with a three-year plastic surgery residency at the University of Texas Houston. His extensive training has given him access to a comprehensive range of leading plastic surgery techniques, allowing him to advance his skills in a multitude of areas. Most importantly, Dr. Patel's experience has informed his patient-first approach, which respects the sensitivity of each concern and the well-being of the child. His passion for the field drives him to achieve the best possible outcome today and in the future. Dr. Patel bolstered his medical training with a Fellowship in Pediatric and Craniofacial Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, located in Dallas. Under the guidance of numerous leaders in the field, Dr. Patel developed the skills to effectively address a wide range of complex concerns. Furthermore, he enjoys the challenges and rewards inherent in treating children. Dr. Patel remains at the forefront of pediatric plastic surgery techniques and technology, an ever-evolving area that allows him to provide balanced and appropriate care for each child. At our practice, Dr. Patel performs an expansive array of plastic and craniofacial procedures, including treatment for cleft lip and palate, facial traumatic injuries, and a variety of ear deformities. His expertise is backed by his friendly, gentle demeanor and attentive approach. In his career, Dr. Patel has published a number of articles in leading medical journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. Furthermore, he has had the opportunity to present at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Texas Society for Plastic Surgery. Dr. Patel lives in Houston with his wife, two children and their Shetland Sheepdog."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Patel brings experienced training to treat people in need of specialized craniomaxillofacial reconstructive surgery and plastic surgery. His emphasis is on treating each individual and family with quality personal care. He is focused on your comfort and guiding you through the process to achieve the best possible outcome. After a thorough consultation with our surgeon, you will be given the best treatment plan. Dr. Patel works with the best specialists to assist in treating your craniofacial needs."

5  Specialties

  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Lip
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrinkles

24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Florida, Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Florida / Shands Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Ut Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • U T Southwestern
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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