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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery

Specialty Focus:

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:

4

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. He is an Active Member of the following national, regional, state, and alumni organizations: American Medical Association (AMA); 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); Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons (GSPS); University of California, Davis Surgical Alumni Association (UCDSAA); and Princeton Alumni Schools Committee (Atlanta ASC Chair). He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), including the Georgia Society of the ACS (GSACS). Notably, he is also a New York-licensed attorney in good standing and a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine (FCLM). 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 reconstruction, implant-based breast reconstruction, facial trauma reconstruction, and wound care. He has co-authored several publications in his field, presents at both the national and regional plastic surgery society levels, and currently serves on multiple national society committees. Dr. Patel provides plastic surgical expertise in both Plaintiff and Defendant cases.