- Hepatic arterial infusion
- Chemotherapy treatment plans for HIPEC
- Systemic chemotherapy for sarcomas and gastrointestinal malignancies
Reema A. Patel, MD, earned her medical degree from the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. She completed her residency in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the UK College of Medicine.
Patel is the associate program director of the Hematology & Medical Oncology Fellowship at UK and holds a faculty appointment as an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology. She specializes in the treatment of bone and soft-tissue sarcomas, which are extremely rare cancers, as well as colorectal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers. She provides systemic chemotherapy for both sarcomas and gastrointestinal malignancies.
Patel is part of the expert team at UK HealthCare involved in the innovative procedure known as hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). She designs treatment plans for this procedure, which delivers chemotherapy directly to the abdomen during surgery.
Passionate about medical education, Patel provides training to nurse practitioners, medical students and residents.
- Associate Professor of Medicine
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