DR NIRAV PATEL

“Time spent playing with children is never time wasted” –  Dawn Lantero

Dr Nirav Patel

 

Dr Nirav Patel completed his Paediatric Surgery training in 2019 through the University of the Witwatersrand.

He is currently a consultant at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, the busiest hospital in Africa, world-renowned for its training excellence. Dr Patel’s training at Chris Hani Baragwanath and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospitals afforded him the opportunity to gain substantial experience in the management of congenital anomalies, neonatal surgery, general paediatric surgery, paediatric urology, paediatric oncology, paediatric colorectal surgery, paediatric hepatobiliary surgery, paediatric endoscopy and paediatric burns and trauma.

Dr Patel holds a post as a lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand and has a strong interest in academic research, with multiple peer-reviewed publications in local and international journals and textbook contributions.  Dr Patel has a strong commitment to surgical education, serving as the President of the South African Society for Surgeons in Training (SASSiT) during his registrarship.

DR PATEL’S QUALIFICATIONS

BA(Hons) (Canada), MA (Wits), MBBCh (Wits), Mmed (Wits), FC Paed Surg (SA)

PUBLICATIONS

2021

S CONNOR, G BRISIGHELLI, N PATEL, M LEVITT

Clinical Quiz—A Rare Case of Anal Canal Duplication in the Context of Currarino Syndrome.

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports. 09. e68-e71. 10.1055/s-0041-1735595.

A ZANINI, N MAISTRY G BRISIGHELLI, T GABLER, D.S HARRISON, C WESTGARTH-TAYLOR A WITHERS, J LOVELAND, N PATEL

The Burden of Disease and Pathology at a Rapidly Expanding Tertiary Paediatric Surgical Unit in South Africa.

World Journal of Surgery 45(6)

DOI:10.1007/s00268-021-06144-x

N PATEL, G BRISIGHELLI, A WITHERS, K CRONIN, M MABASO, T GABLER, D.S. HARRISON, C WESTGARTH-TAYLOR, J LOVELAND

Neonatal surgical outcomes: a prospective observational study at a Tertiary Academic Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Pediatric Surgery International 37(3):1-8

DOI:10.1007/s00383-021-04881-7

J Jacob, N Patel

Massive left upper abdominal cyst: how to diagnose and what to do.

South African journal of surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir chirurgie 59(1):28a-28c

DOI:10.17159/2078-5151/2021/v59n1a3415

 

N PATEL, C KURONEN-STUART, T GABLER, I KHOFI-PHIRI

Applicability of the Revised Trauma Score in Paediatric Patients Admitted to a South African Intensive Care Unit- A Retrospective Cohort Study.

African Journal of Paediatric Surgery 18(18):150-154

DOI:10.4103/ajps.AJPS_33_20

A ZANINI, C.O. VON SOCHACZEWSKI, S BASSON,G BRISIGHELLI, T GABLER, A DI CESARE, V GENTILINO, M GOPAL, A GRIEVE, D.S. HARRISON, N PATEL, C WESGARTH-TAYLOR, A WITHERS, J LOVELAND 

Globalization in Pediatric Surgical Training: The Benefit of an International Fellowship in a Low-to-Middle- Income Country Academic Hospital.

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery

DOI:10.1055/s-0041-1734029

2020

N PATEL, Z BHIKHOO, A WOLMARANS , L STONESTREET, I MONTEITH, Z PHETSHULA, A MBONISWENI, R ARUMAGAM, R NTUNZI, J LOVELAND , A GRIEVE

Paediatric Central Venous Access: Experience in the Largest South African Paediatric Surgical Centre.

Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2. 235-240.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/345950701_Paediatric_Central_Venous_Access

J LOVELAND, N PATEL

Thoracic trauma. 10.1201/9781351250801-83.

In book: Operative Pediatric Surgery (pp.781-786)

DOI:10.1201/9781351250801-83

2019

N PATEL, P NAIDOO, G CANDY, C JANN-KRUGER

Surgical infections at a regional hospital in Gauteng: reasons for delay to care and profile of pathologyS Afr J Surg;57(1)

http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2078-5151/2018/v56n4a2681

2018

N PATEL, A NICOLA, P BENNET, J LOVELAND, E MAPUNDA, A GRIEVE

Paediatric Splenectomy: The Johannesburg Experience

SAfr J Child Health 2018;12(1):21-23.DOI:10.7196/SAJCH.2018.v12i1.1431

N Patel, J Loveland

A Perspective on paediatric surgical training: opportunities and challenges SAfr J Surg 2018;56(1)

http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2078-5151/2018/v56n1a2251

N PATEL, A LEUSINK, N SINGH, M Z Koto, T LUVHENGO

Registrar perceptions of general surgical training in South Africa: A report by the South African Society of Surgeons inTraining (SASSiT) S Afr J Surg 2018;56(2)

http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2078-5151/2018/v56n2a2448

2017

N PATEL, IKHOFI-PHIRI, L R MATHIVA, A GRIEVE, J LOVELAND, G D NETHATHE

Trauma related admissions to the PICU: at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto, Gauteng

Johannesburg Pediatr Surg Int  2017; 33(9) DOI10.1007/s00383-017-4125-0

N PATEL, A GRIEVE, J HIDDEMA, J BOTHA, J LOVELAND

Surgery for portal hypertension in children: ‍A 12 year reviewS Afr Med J 2017;107(11 Suppl 1):

S12-S15.DOI:10.7196/SAMJ. 2017.v107i11.1288

2016

N PATEL, P NAIDOO, MSMITH, J LOVELAND, T GOVENDER, J KLOPPER

South African surgical registrars perceptions of the research component of training: Hope for the future? 

SAfr Med J 2016;106(2):169-171.DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i2.10310

G NETHATHE, N PATEL

Survivalafter Pneumocystis jirovecci pneumonia requiring ventilation: a case report andreview of the literature

S Afr J HIV Med. 2016;17(1), a474.http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/sajhivmed. v17i1.474

N PATEL, M PEFFER, ALEUSINK, N SINGH, M SMITH

Surgery andanaesthesia in the South African context: Looking forward

SAfr Med J 2016;106(2):135-136.DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.
v106i2.10529

N PATEL, P NAIDOO, PMOSIANE, C JANN-KRUGER

HIV/AIDSassociated Kaposi’s Sarcoma of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A pictorial spectrum 

SAfr Med J 2016;106(10):986-987.DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i10.11277

2014

N PATEL, J LOVELAND, M ZUCKERMAN,P MOSHESH, R BRITZ, J BOTHA

Heterozygoteto homozygote related living donor liver transplant in Maple Syrup Urine Disease:  A case report

PediatrTransplant, 00: 1–4. DOI: 10.1111/petr.12439

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