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Ketan Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
HCC 510 San Pablo Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles


Hoang D, Chen V, Saber S, Patel K, Carey J. Bilateral Pedicled Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flap in the Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016 Aug; 4(8):e833. View in: PubMed

Shuck J, Patel KM, Franklin B, Fan KL, Hannan L, Nahabedian MY. Impact of Connective Tissue Disease on Oncologic Breast Surgery and Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jun; 76(6):635-9. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Nahabedian MY. Editorial for seminars issue on reconstructive and oncoplastic surgery. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):851. View in: PubMed

El-Sabawi B, Carey JN, Hagopian TM, Sbitany H, Patel KM. Radiation and breast reconstruction: Algorithmic approach and evidence-based outcomes. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):906-12. View in: PubMed

Sosin M, Lin CH, Steinberg J, Hammond ER, Poysophon P, Iorio ML, Patel KM. Functional Donor Site Morbidity After Vascularized Toe Transfer Procedures: A Review of the Literature and Biomechanical Consideration for Surgical Site Selection. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jun; 76(6):735-42. View in: PubMed

Ho AL, Lyonel Carre A, Patel KM. Oncologic reconstruction: General principles and techniques. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):852-64. View in: PubMed

Nahabedian MY, Patel K. Autologous flap breast reconstruction: Surgical algorithm and patient selection. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):865-74. View in: PubMed

Nguyen DH, Chou PY, Hsieh YH, Momeni A, Fang YH, Patel KM, Yang CY, Cheng MH. Quantity of lymph nodes correlates with improvement in lymphatic drainage in treatment of hind limb lymphedema with lymph node flap transfer in rats. Microsurgery. 2016 Mar; 36(3):239-45. View in: PubMed

El-Sabawi B, Sosin M, Carey JN, Nahabedian MY, Patel KM. Breast reconstruction and adjuvant therapy: A systematic review of surgical outcomes. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec; 112(5):458-64. View in: PubMed

Albino FP, Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Attinger CE, Bhanot P. Immediate, Multistaged Approach to Infected Synthetic Mesh: Outcomes After Abdominal Wall Reconstruction With Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Dec; 75(6):629-33. View in: PubMed

Leland HA, Alluri RK, Iorio ML, Carey JN, Constantinescu T, Patel KM. Complex Hand and Wrist Reconstruction Using Free Vascularized Bone Grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):25-6. View in: PubMed

Niacaris T, Wong VW, Patel KM, Januszyk M, Starnes T, Murphy MS, Higgins JP. Common radiographic imaging modalities fail to accurately predict capitate morphology. Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep; 10(3):444-9. View in: PubMed

Sosin M, Pulcrano M, Feldman ED, Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Weissler JM, Rodriguez ED. Giant juvenile fibroadenoma: a systematic review with diagnostic and treatment recommendations. Gland Surg. 2015 Aug; 4(4):312-21. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Lin CY, Cheng MH. A Prospective Evaluation of Lymphedema-Specific Quality-of-Life Outcomes Following Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul; 22(7):2424-30. View in: PubMed

Kaminsky AJ, Patel KM, Cocilovo C, Nahabedian MY, Miraliakbari R. The biplanar oncoplastic technique case series: a 2-year review. Gland Surg. 2015 Jun; 4(3):257-62. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Manrique O, Sosin M, Hashmi MA, Poysophon P, Henderson R. Lymphatic mapping and lymphedema surgery in the breast cancer patient. Gland Surg. 2015 Jun; 4(3):244-56. View in: PubMed

Fan KL, Patel KM, Mardini S, Attinger C, Levin LS, Evans KK. Evidence to support controversy in microsurgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):595e-608e. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Lin CY, Cheng MH. From theory to evidence: long-term evaluation of the mechanism of action and flap integration of distal vascularized lymph node transfers. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2015 Jan; 31(1):26-30. View in: PubMed

Sosin M, Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Bhanot P. Patient-centered outcomes following laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: a systematic review of the current literature. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):677-84. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Chu SY, Huang JJ, Wu CW, Lin CY, Cheng MH. Preplanning vascularized lymph node transfer with duplex ultrasonography: an evaluation of 3 donor sites. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2014 Aug; 2(8):e193. View in: PubMed

Chao LF, Patel KM, Chen SC, Lam HB, Lin CY, Liu HE, Cheng MH. Monitoring patient-centered outcomes through the progression of breast reconstruction: a multicentered prospective longitudinal evaluation. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul; 146(2):299-308. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Mantell M, Sosin M, Ramineni P. Chimeric functional latissimus flap transfer to restore ankle dorsiflexion following a traumatic defect of the lower leg: a case report. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 May; 30(4):279-82. View in: PubMed

Spear SL, Shuck J, Hannan L, Albino F, Patel KM. Evaluating long-term outcomes following nipple-sparing mastectomy and reconstruction in the irradiated breast. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):605e-614e. View in: PubMed

Albino FP, Patel KM, Smith JR, Nahabedian MY. Delayed versus Delayed-Immediate Autologous Breast Reconstruction: A Blinded Evaluation of Aesthetic Outcomes. Arch Plast Surg. 2014 May; 41(3):264-70. View in: PubMed

Ter Louw RP, Patel KM, Sosin M, Weissler JM, Nahabedian MY. Patient-centred decision making in breast reconstruction utilising the delayed-immediate algorithm. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr; 67(4):477-82. View in: PubMed

Spear SL, Economides JM, Shuck J, Patel KM. Analyzing implant movement with tabbed and nontabbed expanders through the process of two-stage breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3):256e-260e. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Sosin M, Ramineni PS. Freestyle propeller flaps from the lower abdomen: a valuable reconstructive option for proximal thigh defects. Microsurgery. 2014 Mar; 34(3):233-6. View in: PubMed

Yang CY, Nguyen DH, Wu CW, Fang YH, Chao KT, Patel KM, Cheng MH. Developing a Lower Limb Lymphedema Animal Model with Combined Lymphadenectomy and Low-dose Radiation. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2014 Mar; 2(3):e121. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Shuck J, Hung R, Hannan L, Nahabedian MY. Reinforcement of the abdominal wall following breast reconstruction with abdominal flaps: a comparison of synthetic and biological mesh. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3):700-7. View in: PubMed

Sosin M, Patel KM, Albino FP, Nahabedian MY, Bhanot P. A patient-centered appraisal of outcomes following abdominal wall reconstruction: a systematic review of the current literature. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Feb; 133(2):408-18. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Economides JM, Franklin B, Sosin M, Attinger C, Ducic I. Correlating patient-reported outcomes and ambulation success following microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction in comorbid patients. Microsurgery. 2014 Jan; 34(1):1-4. View in: PubMed

Spear SL, Rao SS, Patel KM, Nahabedian MY. Reduction mammaplasty and mastopexy in previously irradiated breasts. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jan 1; 34(1):74-8. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Bhanot P, Franklin B, Albino F, Nahabedian MY. Use of intraoperative indocyanin-green angiography to minimize wound healing complications in abdominal wall reconstruction. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2013 Dec; 47(6):476-80. View in: PubMed

Nahabedian MY, Patel KM, Kaminsky AJ, Cocilovo C, Miraliakbari R. Biplanar oncoplastic surgery: a novel approach to breast conservation for small and medium sized breasts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):1081-4. View in: PubMed

Albino FP, Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Sosin M, Attinger CE, Bhanot P. Does mesh location matter in abdominal wall reconstruction? A systematic review of the literature and a summary of recommendations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):1295-304. View in: PubMed

Bhanot P, Franklin BR, Patel KM. Proceed™ mesh for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. JSLS. 2013 Oct-Dec; 17(4):565-9. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Albino FP, Nahabedian MY, Bhanot P. Critical analysis of strattice performance in complex abdominal wall reconstruction: intermediate-risk patients and early complications. Int Surg. 2013 Oct-Dec; 98(4):379-84. View in: PubMed

Franklin BR, Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Baldassari LE, Cohen EI, Bhanot P. Predicting abdominal closure after component separation for complex ventral hernias: maximizing the use of preoperative computed tomography. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Sep; 71(3):261-5. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Albino F, Fan KL, Liao E, Nahabedian MY. Microvascular autologous breast reconstruction in the context of radiation therapy: comparing two reconstructive algorithms. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Aug; 132(2):251-7. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Higgins JP. Posterior elbow wounds: soft tissue coverage options and techniques. Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Jul; 44(3):409-17, x. View in: PubMed

Economides JM, Patel KM, Evans KK, Marshall E, Attinger CE. Systematic review of patient-centered outcomes following lower extremity flap reconstruction in comorbid patients. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013 Jun; 29(5):307-16. View in: PubMed

Seruya M, Patel KM, Keating RF, Rogers GF. Supraclavicular nerve graft interposition for reconstruction of pediatric brachial plexus injuries. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar; 131(3):467e-8e. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Basci D, Nahabedian MY. Multiple pregnancies following deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap breast reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Mar; 66(3):434-6. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Albino F, Bhanot P. The use of porcine acellular dermal matrix in a bridge technique for complex abdominal wall reconstruction: an outcome analysis. Am J Surg. 2013 Feb; 205(2):209-12. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Svestka M, Sinkin J, Ruff P. Ciprofloxacin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila infection following leech therapy: a case report and review of the literature. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jan; 66(1):e20-2. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Bhanot P. Complications of acellular dermal matrices in abdominal wall reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov; 130(5 Suppl 2):216S-24S. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Seruya M, Franklin B, Attinger CE, Ducic I. Factors associated with failed hardware salvage in high-risk patients after microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Oct; 69(4):399-402. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Nahabedian MY, Gatti M, Bhanot P. Indications and outcomes following complex abdominal reconstruction with component separation combined with porcine acellular dermal matrix reinforcement. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Oct; 69(4):394-8. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Hill LM, Gatti ME, Nahabedian MY. Management of massive mastectomy skin flap necrosis following autologous breast reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Aug; 69(2):139-44. View in: PubMed

Evans KK, Chim H, Patel KM, Salgado CJ, Mardini S. Survey on ventral hernias: surgeon indications, contraindications, and management of large ventral hernias. Am Surg. 2012 Apr; 78(4):388-97. View in: PubMed

Patel KM, Hannan CM, Gatti ME, Nahabedian MY. A head-to-head comparison of quality of life and aesthetic outcomes following immediate, staged-immediate, and delayed oncoplastic reduction mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jun; 127(6):2167-75. View in: PubMed

Lee JS, Patel KM, Zou Z, Prince MR, Cohen EI. Computerized tomographic and magnetic resonance angiography for perforator-based free flaps: technical considerations. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Apr; 38(2):219-28. View in: PubMed

Nahabedian MY, Patel KM. Maximizing the use of the handheld Doppler in autologous breast reconstruction. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Apr; 38(2):213-8. View in: PubMed

Nahabedian MY, Patel K. Management of common and uncommon problems after primary breast augmentation. Clin Plast Surg. 2009 Jan; 36(1):127-38, vii. View in: PubMed

Babb A, Solaiman S, Green BN, Mantio D, Patel K. HB Hillingdon [alpha46(CE4)Phe-->Val (alpha1 Or alpha2)]: a new alpha chain hemoglobin variant. Hemoglobin. 2009; 33(6):503-6. View in: PubMed

Otto A, Schmidt C, Luke G, Allen S, Valasek P, Muntoni F, Lawrence-Watt D, Patel K. Canonical Wnt signalling induces satellite-cell proliferation during adult skeletal muscle regeneration. J Cell Sci. 2008 Sep 1; 121(Pt 17):2939-50. View in: PubMed

Amthor H, Macharia R, Navarrete R, Schuelke M, Brown SC, Otto A, Voit T, Muntoni F, Vrbóva G, Partridge T, Zammit P, Bunger L, Patel K. Lack of myostatin results in excessive muscle growth but impaired force generation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Feb 6; 104(6):1835-40. View in: PubMed

Patel K, Muntoni F. Inducing muscle hypertrophy as a therapeutic strategy for muscular dystrophies. 122nd ENMC International Workshop, Naarden, The Netherlands, 28-30 November 2003. Neuromuscul Disord. 2004 Sep; 14(8-9):519-25. View in: PubMed

Muntoni F, Brown S, Sewry C, Patel K. Muscle development genes: their relevance in neuromuscular disorders. Neuromuscul Disord. 2002 Jun; 12(5):438-46. View in: PubMed

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