Vishal Anil PatelMD
Vishal Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS is board certified in dermatology, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences, and the Director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at the GW Cancer Center. Dr. Patel is a fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who specializes in cutaneous oncology and reconstructive surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine and completed his dermatology residency training at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City where he served as Chief Resident. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the American Academy of Dermatology.
Prior to joining GW, Dr. Patel was the Medical Director, Dermatology at Science 37, a digital clinical trials company where he oversaw the dermatologic clinical trials research unit. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University Medical Center where he served as the Director of the Division of Mohs & Dermatologic Surgery and oversaw the surgical services at the Columbia University Department of Dermatology. Dr. Patel is an expert in high risk skin cancers in immunocompromised patients. During his time at Columbia, he directed the High Risk Skin Cancer clinic, which provided dermatologic care to high risk patients, including transplant recipients, patients with leukemia and lymphoma, and those living with HIV.