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Department of Radiology

Chirag V. Patel, M.D. View profile as PDF

Chirag V. Patel

Clinical Interests

Dr. Patel's research interests include optimizing MRI studies for pediatric imaging with focus on body imaging. His clinical interests include dose-reduction strategies for pediatric CT imaging as well as imaging for child abuse.


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Radiology




Pediatric Radiology


UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Other Languages:

Gujarati, Hindi


M.D., B J Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2001


B J Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, 2001


B J Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, 2004


UC San Francisco Children’s Hospital, San Francisco, CA, 2008
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, 2007

Professional Memberships:

Radiological Society of North America

Select Recent Publications:

Patel CV. Benign expansile lytic lesion; Right upper-quadrant mass in young child; Striated nephrogram. In: O'Brien WT. Top 3 Differentials in Radiology: A Case Review. New York: Thieme, November 2009.

Patel CV. The foot and ankle: MR imaging of uniquely pediatric disorders. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2009 Aug; 17(3):539-47, vii. Review.

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