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World-class physicians practice at El Camino Hospital because they have the freedom to deliver the care they know is right--right for you. We understand selecting a physician is an important decision. The physicians found in this section of our web site have offices near our Mountain View or Los Gatos campuses and have admission privileges at both locations. For a list of all the physicians on our medical staff click here.

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Rakesh R. Patel, MD

Radiation Oncology
Office Address:
El Camino Hospital Radiation Oncology
2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040 Map »
(650) 988-7917
Medical School:
Indiana University
Illinois Masonic Medical Center
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
American Board of Radiation Oncology
Additional Comments:
After training, Dr. Patel joined the University of Wisconsin Radiation Oncology faculty and led the breast cancer clinical and research program until joining WRO in 2008. Dr. Patel has a special interest in targeted radiation therapy with brachytherapy and radiosurgery.

He has published over 50 manuscripts and meeting abstracts and has given 3D-HDR brachytherapy presentations around the world. He was elected as the 2010-11 President of the American Brachytherapy Society and leads several patient and physician training initiatives. He has been the recipient of two Komen Foundation research grants for studies evaluating targeted therapies in breast cancer.

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