Pretesh Patel, MD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Radiation Oncologist
Bladder Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Pretesh Patel, MD, is board certified in radiation oncology. He is a member of multiple professional organizations including the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the Radiologic Society of North America and the American Brachytherapy Society.


Dr. Patel completed medical school and residency in radiation oncology at Duke University. In his final year of residency, Dr. Patel served as chief resident. He earned a BS in Computer Science at Duke University and graduated magna cum laude. 


Dr. Patel's research interests include novel uses for HDR brachytherapy in gynecological and genitourinary malignancies as well as advancements in clinical and technical aspects of SBRT. He is also interested in the use of information technology to improve quality and safety in oncology clinical practice.

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Dr. Patel has authored and coauthored multiple research publications and book chapters. He has presented several abstracts and given oral presentations at scientific meetings.

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Dr. Patel has received several honors including the ABS HDR Brachytherapy Scholarship and Society of Thermal Medicine New Investigator Award.

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