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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery

Keywords/Search Terms:

Aesthetic Surgery, Blepharoplasty, Body Contouring, Botox, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast Lift, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Dermal Fillers, Eyelid Surgery, Facial Trauma Surgery, Mastopexy, Oculoplastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Wound Care

Education:

MD, University of Rochester; MS, New York University; JD, Brooklyn Law School; AB, Princeton University

Years in Practice:

5

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

1

Additional Information

Nirav B. Patel, MD, MS, JD, FACS, FCLM is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in solo private practice in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area. Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine (FCLM), as he is also a New York-licensed attorney (member of the New York Bar) in good standing. Dr. Patel is one of very few plastic surgeons in the United States to have completed fellowships in both aesthetic and breast surgery (Endorsed by The Aesthetic Society) as well as in oculoplastic (eyelid and periorbital) surgery. His areas of practice include all aspects of aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery, aesthetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery, Mohs defect reconstruction, implant-based breast reconstruction, facial trauma reconstruction, and wound care. He has co-authored several publications in his field, presents nationally, and currently serves on multiple national and regional society committees. He is a Wellstar Clinical Partner who holds an Adjunct Clinical Faculty teaching appointment for Wellstar Health System's ACGME-accredited General Surgery Residency Program. He is an Active Member of the following national, regional, state, and alumni organizations: American Medical Association (AMA); American College of Surgeons (ACS); American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS); The Aesthetic Society (formerly the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, or ASAPS); Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS); Medical Association of Georgia (MAG); Georgia Society of the American College of Surgeons (GSACS); Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons (GSPS); Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI); Cobb County Medical Society (CCMS); University of California, Davis Surgical Alumni Association (UCDSAA); University of Rochester's The Meliora Collective; and Princeton Alumni Schools Committee (Atlanta ASC Chair). Dr. Patel is in active clinical practice and provides plastic surgical expertise in both Plaintiff and Defendant cases.