Kamal Patel,MD


Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, CTCA Chicago

4.7 (53 Ratings)

11 Reviews
Kamal Patel - Medical Director, Radiation Oncology

What impresses me most about Cancer Treatment Centers of America® is that patient care is top priority. We truly have a comprehensive cancer center, with specialists from every medical field coordinating care for optimal patient treatment.

CTCA Chicago
Radiation Oncology
Medical school:
Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL
Residency: Family Practice - Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL
Radiation Oncology - Oregon Health & Science University Hospitals, Portland
Advanced degrees:
Master of Science, Applied Physiology - Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School
Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Dr. Kamal Patel joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America ® (CTCA) after serving as chief radiation oncology resident at Oregon Health & Science University hospitals in Portland. While there, he garnered the Rose Award for Excellence in Patient Care.

Dr. Patel completed his internship in family practice at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago. He obtained his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, where he also earned a master’s of science degree in applied physiology. Prior to that, he received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Iowa.

In addition, Dr. Patel gained extensive knowledge of brachytherapy for patients with prostate cancer at the Seattle Prostate Institute.

At our hospital, Dr. Patel serves as Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, meeting with many cancer patients for whom radiation therapy may be a treatment option. He thoroughly reviews each patient’s medical history, imaging reports (e.g., CT scans, PET/CT scans, MRIs) and performs extensive examinations. These are critical steps he makes to help him formulate treatment recommendations for each patient.

An advocate of patient empowerment and education, Dr. Patel believes it’s important for patients to learn as much as they can about their disease. He takes time to talk with them in great detail about their diagnosis and treatment, and answer any questions.

Patient ratings
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About Our Ratings
Jun 30, 2019


"Dr. Patel rocks! The time he spent explaining things on our initial consult and meeting with me every week, just puts you at ease."
Jun 24, 2019


"Always making sure I understand what he knows and comfort me on the things that need or even not to be done"
Jun 12, 2019


May 22, 2019


"*Dr. Patel was great! Listened to all concerns & answered my questions. He has a great sense of humor and made the situation a little easier."
Apr 8, 2019


"He didn't give me a lot of feedback, what to prepare for. What my plans were going to be for follow up."
Mar 25, 2019


"Dr. Patel is the best! Takes time for me as if I am his only patient. Anwsers any questions that my wife and I may have. Very caring and compassionate."
Mar 7, 2019


"He was very thorough in explaining the options we had, which made us confident we had the knowledge we needed to make our best decision."
Feb 27, 2019


"Consult with Dr Patel. [...] He recommended [...] as the best choice. I don't want surgery. CTCA does not have this theraphy."
Dec 2, 2018


"I feel I am blessed to have the oncologists that I have very respectful of me and my family also very attractive to my needs an concerns"
Nov 27, 2018


"was very good at giving all options"
Nov 14, 2018


"doctor Patel is amazing. I've had people switch to be treated by him. all the doctors I see are the absolute best"