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Patel.Samip@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Samip Patel, M.D., is an otolaryngologist and researcher in the Mayo Clinic Department of Otolaryngology (ENT)/Head and Neck Surgery. His research is conducted in partnership with the Head and Neck Cancer Center, where he collaborates in conducting clinical trials and outcomes-based research.

Dr. Patel's research interests include patient outcomes, surgical techniques and the novel application of free tissue transfer. He is nationally recognized for his work in mandibular and maxillary reconstruction — specifically for the use of the scapula free flap.

Dr. Patel previously practiced at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was part of a high-volume, multidisciplinary head and neck cancer team. During his tenure there, he contributed to numerous clinical trials and reviews of the treatment of head and neck cancer.

Focus areas

  • Treatment outcomes in head and neck cancer
  • Microvascular free flap reconstruction of the head and neck
  • Mandibular and maxillary reconstruction

Significance to patient care

Through his collaborative work within Mayo Clinic's Head and Neck Cancer Center, Dr. Patel continues to contribute to and develop clinical trials for the treatment of head and neck cancer. This work brings patients' needs to forefront by developing new treatment opportunities.


Primary Appointment

  1. Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery/Audiology


  1. Fellowship - Advanced Head & Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction University of Toronto
  2. Residency - Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery University of South Florida
  3. Predoctoral Fellowship - T32 Training Grant, Otolaryngology (Mentor: Theodoros N. Teknos, MD) University of Michigan Medical School
  4. MD Northeast Ohio Medical University
  5. BS Purdue University

Clinical Studies

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