Rajiv M. Patel, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Dr. Patel received his M.D. degree from Flinders University School of Medicine in Adelaide, Australia. He completed his residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic, where he served as Anatomic Pathology Chief Resident. Dr. Patel completed fellowships in surgical pathology and soft tissue pathology, the latter under the directorship of Dr. Sharon Weiss, at Emory University. He then returned to the Cleveland Clinic for his Dermatopathology fellowship. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan, Dr. Patel was Clinical Senior Lecturer in the University of Western Australia School of Surgery and Pathology and Consultant Histopathologist and Dermatopathologist at PathWest Laboratory Medicine in Perth, Western Australia.
Soft tissue tumors, Merkel cell carcinoma, pigmented lesions.
Biomarker discover focusing on molecular diagnostics of soft tissue tumors, expression profiling of Merkel cell carcinoma and pigmented lesions.
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