Dr. Nilesh Patel is a leading ear, nose, and throat doctor providing the best otolaryngology care to patients throughout the midtown, New York area. His current focus is in treating sinus and allergy problems with medical therapy and outpatient procedures such as balloon sinuplasty and turbinate reduction, while avoiding in hospital surgery whenever possible. The practice utilizes the latest technological advances in otolaryngology.
He attended the prestigious Sophie Davis School of Medicine accelerated seven year BS/MD program and graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1995. After completing a general surgery internship at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn in 1996, he remained there to complete specialty training in otolaryngology- head and neck surgery residency in 2000.
Dr. Patel is board certified in otolaryngology head and neck surgery and is active in the otolaryngology department at New York University Langone Medical Center. He currently serves as Chairman of the Medical Board at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. He has also previously served on the Medical Board as Surgeon Director and Secretary.
Dr. Patel has authored publications in otolaryngology journals and textbooks. He has also presented at various otolaryngology meetings.
When it comes to caring for his patients, he truly considers it a partnership. He enjoys educating and involving patients in their own care. His philosophy involves not only treating the acute illness, but to search for ways to prevent it from occurring again.
His passions outside of medicine include playing guitar with his band, working on cars, running, and coaching his children in baseball and softball.