Chirag Patel, M.B.B.S.

Chirag V. Patel, M.B.B.S.


Pediatric Radiology

Musculoskeletal Radiology




  • Assistant Professor
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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Patel is fellowship trained in both pediatric radiology and Musculoskeletal radiology. His clinical interests include optimization of MRI studies for pediatric patients with focus on body and musculoskeletal MRI. He also has an interest in musculoskeletal  imaging for the age group of growing child and young adult. 

He also has a strong interest in education of medical students, residents and fellows.


Pediatric Radiology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.B.B.S., B J Medical College, Ahmedabad, India 2001


Radiology, B J Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, India 2002-2004


Musculoskeletal Radiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2014-2015

Pediatric Radiology, UC San Francisco Children?s Hospital, San Francisco CA 2007-2008

Interventional Radiology, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City IA 2006-2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, 2012

American Board of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology, 2015

Professional Memberships

American Roentgen Ray Society

Pacific Coast Pediatric Radiology Association

Society of Pediatric Radiology

Honors and Awards

Junior Faculty Radiology Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Radiology, UC Davis 2013, 2015

Select Recent Publications

Patel CV.  The foot and ankle: MR imaging of uniquely pediatric disorders. Radiol Clin North Am. 2009 Nov; 47(6): 1029-1036. Review.

Sanchez TR, Chang J, Bauer A, Joyce NC, Patel CV. Dynamic sonographic evaluation of posterior shoulder dislocation secondary to brachial plexus birth palsy injury. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Sep;32(9):1531-4.

Rauschecker AM, Patel CV, Yeom KW, Eisenhut CA, Gawande RS, O'Brien JM, Ebrahimi KB, Daldrup-Link HE. High-resolution MR imaging of the orbit in patients with retinoblastoma. Radiographics. 2012 Sep-Oct;32(5):1307-26.

Sanchez TR, Potnick A, Graf JL, Abramson LP, Patel CV. Sonographically guided enema for intussusception reduction: a safer alternative to fluoroscopy. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Oct;31(10):1505-8.

Darren S, Patel C, Imashuku S, Shimada H, Satake N. Neuroblastoma of unknown primary with periorbital bone metastasis in a child. Pediatric Blood and cancer. 2010 Aug; 55(2):361-3.

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.