Specialty Hematology/Oncology Language(s) Spoken English Joined Kelsey-Seybold September 2019 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Sunil Patel earned his undergraduate degree in 1997 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in molecular and cell biology. He completed his medical degree in 2002 at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he graduated cum laude. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 2005 at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology in 2008 at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Prior to joining Kelsey-Seybold in 2019, Dr. Patel cared for patients at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, where he was an Associate Professor and Deputy Department Chair of the Department of General Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, and Center Medical Director of MD Anderson’s West Houston, Katy, and Memorial City locations. Professional AssociationsDr. Patel is a member of the American Association of Physician Leadership (AAPL), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), and Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO).Hobbies and InterestsDr. Patel enjoys reading, exercise, and spending time with family.Fun FactsThe most interesting place Dr. Patel has visited is Tegucigalpa, Honduras, where patients often traveled for hours by bus to receive oncology care. Dr. Patel enjoyed an enlightening experience there training local oncologists and preparing them to go back to their home cities to provide much-needed care so that patients wouldn’t have to travel so far. Not many people know this about Dr. Patel, but he grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, so he’s a big fan of Cleveland sports teams, especially the Browns and Cavaliers. Dr. Patel’s guilty pleasure is watching game shows. Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, and The Price is Right are his favorites!