Keck School Faculty

Vishal Patel
Vishal Patel
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Radiology
2025 Zonal Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Vishal Patel earned the Doctor of Medicine degree from UCLA, where he also completed his residency training in diagnostic radiology and served as Chief Resident. He is also trained in the field of biomedical engineering, having earned his Bachelor of Science from Brown University and his Doctor of Philosophy from UCLA. After completing fellowship training in neuroradiology at the University of Southern California, he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Radiology in the Keck School of Medicine of USC. In addition to his neuroradiology practice, Dr. Patel teaches the Neuroimaging and Systems Neuroscience course in the Master of Science in Neuroimaging and Informatics graduate curriculum at USC, and he also serves as Medical Director for the Center for Image Acquisition at the USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, a facility that houses one of the few active FDA-approved ultra-high field 7T MRI systems in the United States. \n\nDr. Patel's research interests include the application of computational and statistical methods to improve the quality of magnetic resonance imaging. He is particularly interested in how advances in MRI can improve the detection of epilepsy and brain tumors, with associated benefits for patients and their families. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications regarding these topics, presented numerous scientific abstracts at local and international conferences, and received several awards in recognition of his research efforts.

Ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging for localization of corticotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas Neuroradiology. 2020 Aug; 62(8):1051-1054. . View in PubMed

Common Data Elements in Head and Neck Radiology Reporting Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2020 Aug; 30(3):379-391. . View in PubMed

Caught in the act: Allergic-like reaction to gadolinium-based contrast agent in POEMS syndrome Radiol Case Rep. 2020 Jul; 15(7):887-890. . View in PubMed

Anaplastic meningioma seeding of the abdominal wall following calvarial bone flap preservation Radiol Case Rep. 2020 Jun; 15(6):683-687. . View in PubMed

Virtual Read-Out: Radiology Education for the 21st Century During the COVID-19 Pandemic Acad Radiol. 2020 06; 27(6):872-881. . View in PubMed

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES): Pathophysiology and Neuro-Imaging Front Neurol. 2020; 11:463. . View in PubMed

A framework for secure and decentralized sharing of medical imaging data via blockchain consensus Health Informatics J. 2019 12; 25(4):1398-1411. . View in PubMed

Image-driven modeling of the proliferation and necrosis of glioblastoma multiforme Theor Biol Med Model. 2017 05 02; 14(1):10. . View in PubMed

A 3-dimensional DTI MRI-based model of GBM growth and response to radiation therapy Int J Oncol. 2016 Sep; 49(3):1081-7. . View in PubMed

Estimating subthreshold tumor on MRI using a 3D-DTI growth model for GBM: An adjunct to radiation therapy planning Oncol Rep. 2016 Aug; 36(2):696-704. . View in PubMed

Alzheimer's disease: The role for neurosurgery Surg Neurol Int. 2014; 5(Suppl 8):S385-90. . View in PubMed

Mesh-based spherical deconvolution: a flexible approach to reconstruction of non-negative fiber orientation distributions Neuroimage. 2010 Jul 01; 51(3):1071-81. . View in PubMed

LONI MiND: metadata in NIfTI for DWI Neuroimage. 2010 Jun; 51(2):665-76. . View in PubMed

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