Dr. Sunil Patel is a fellowship trained colorectal surgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre. He has specialized training in minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and transanal total mesorectal excision (Ta-TME). Dr. Patel and his partners are the only group offering high volume Robotic Colorectal Surgery in the Province.
Dr. Patel specializes in treating Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Diverticular Disease. Dr. Patel and his partners are the only high volume rectal cancer surgeons in Southeast Ontario.
Dr. Patel completed his general surgery in London, Ontario. He completed his colorectal surgery fellowship in New York City at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is considered one of the top Cancer hospitals in the world. He has also completed a Masters of Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London, UK.
Dr. Patel’s research interests include barriers to treatment in colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease patients, the use of smart phone technology in delivering clinical care and evidence based health care.
Dr. Patel is also a member of the Cancer Care and Epidemiology at the Cancer Research Institute and the Regional Colorectal Cancer Screening and GI Endoscopy Lead (LHIN)
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PERIOP-01 - A Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial of the Use of Extended Peri-Operative Low Molecular Weight Heparin to Improve Cancer Specific Survival Following Surgical Resection of Colorectal Cancer