Our Radiologists are among the finest anywhere in the US.

Dr. Nimesh Patel


Abdominal Imaging Fellowship 7/2011 – 6/2012
Department of Radiology
Director: Deborah Baumgarten, MD, MPH
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Focus on Procedures and Body MRI

Resident, Diagnostic Radiology 7/2007 – 6/2011
Chief Resident, Diagnostic Radiology 7/2009 – 6/2011
Department of Radiology
Director: Mark Mullins, MD, PhD
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Intern, Transitional Year Residency 7/2006 – 6/2007
Department of Medicine Director: Kimberly Manning, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Doctor of Medicine 6/2002 – 6/2006
Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences 6/1999 – 5/2002
Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois
Magna Cum Laude

Licensure and Certification

American Board of Radiology Certification 6/2011
Illinois Medical License 7/2012 – 7/2016

Work Experience

Cancer Treatment Centers of America 10/2013 – Present
Diagnostic radiologist, Director of Breast Imaging
Proficient in Mammography, General diagnostic radiology, PET/Nuclear medicine, and light interventional radiology

Advocate Christ Medical Center 7/2012 – 10/2013
Diagnostic radiologist Proficient and active in mammography, light interventional radiology, and general/body diagnostic radiology

Emory University Department of Radiology 3/2009 – 6/2011
Computerized Physician Order Entry
Helped implement and improve CPOE at Emory University


Emory University Radiology Residency
Chief Resident, Diagnostic Radiology 11/2009 – 6/2011
Residency Education Committee 11/2009 – 6/2011
Graduate Medical Education Committee 7/2006 – 6/2007

Rush Medical College
Student council member 7/2002 – 6/2004


William Randolph Hearst Award, Benedictine University 2002
Awarded for academic excellence in the sciences
$4000 scholarship awarded to one student per year

TCF Bank Scholarship, Benedictine University 2001
Awarded for academic excellence
$5000 scholarship, national award

St. Benedict Award, Benedictine University 2000, 2001, 2002
Awarded for Academic Achievement

Induction into Tri Beta Honor Society, Iota Pi Chapter, 6/2000 Benedictine University
Awarded for GPA above 3.5 in the sciences

Publications & Presentations

Patel N, Parker E, Torres W, Mittal P, Baumgarten D. Retained Foreign Objects: A Radiographic Review. Exhibit at ARRS 2012

Patel N and Baumgarten D. A Multimodality Review of Contraception: Normal Appearances and Complications. Exhibit at RSNA 2011. Invited for publication in Radiographics.

Patel N and Baumgarten D. Evaluation of Ureters with Relation to Phase of Respiration. Scientific exhibit at ARRS 2011.

Richer E, Collins M, Patel N, Carpenter, W. Named Fractures in Radiology: A Pictorial and Historical Review. Exhibit at RSNA 2010

Patel N, Richer E, Coursey C A, Mittal P. Diagnosis and management of incidental liver lesions in the emergency room setting. Exhibit at ASER 2010

Patel N, Baumgarten D, and Mullins M. Assessment of Radiology Residents Prior to Starting Independent Call. Exhibit at ARRS 2009. Invited for publication in The Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Patel N, Momin Z, Mittal P. Primer on CT Guided Procedures: What a Radiology Resident Needs to Know. Exhibit at RSNA 2009

Research Experience

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 2003 – 2004
Data analysis for Phase 4 trial of Sygen (GM2 ganglioside used in the treatment of spinal cord injury)
PI: Dr. Fred Geisler, Department of Neurosurgery

Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois 2001 – 2002
High performance liquid peptide chromatography
PI: Dr. Edward Ferroni, Department of Biochemistry

Teaching and lectures

Expert reviewer 10/2011
Abdomen and Pelvis online study guide
Kidneys and Adrenals online study guide
Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology, 4th edition edited by WE Brant, MD and CA Helms, MD

ACGME module on professionalism 10/2011
Participated in making modules for the ACR website to teach professionalism to radiologists

Fellows case conference 7/2011
Emory University
Review of GU pathology Journal Club 6/2011 Emory University Using a Web-Based Application to Enhance Resident Training and Improve Performance On-call, Jason N. Itri, MD, et al.
Academic Radiology, 17:917–920

Missed Case Conference 4/2011
Emory University
Missed resident cases on call

Introduction to Call lecture series 5/2008
Organizer and Lecturer
Emory University
Organized a month curriculum of lectures for the first year radiology residents to prepare them for call using the American Society of Emergency Radiologists guidelines

Course taken in Teaching in Surgery and Medicine 8/2005
Rush Medical

College Anatomy Tutor 7/2003 – 6/2004
Rush Medical College

Kaplan MCAT instructor 7/2002 – 6/2003
Downers Grove, IL


Radiological Society of North America 11/2000 – present
American Roentgen Ray Society 7/2006 – present
Association of University Radiologists 7/2006 – 6/2011


Born May 29, 1980 in Telford, England US Citizen