Dr. Suchit Patel is a radiation oncologist in Houma at Terrebonne General | Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. He received his medical degree at Cornell Medical College, along with a PhD in Neuroscience from The Rockefeller University, as part of the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program. In addition, Dr. Patel completed his residency training at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City where he served as chief resident.
Dr. Patel has been the principal investigator and recipient of numerous awards and grants from the Department of Defense, Radiological Society of North America, and The Lymphoma Foundation. He has authored original, peer-reviewed publications in national academic journals, along with numerous book chapters, presentations, posters and abstracts at national and international meetings.
Dr. Patel treats a wide variety of cancers, including lung, prostate, breast and gastrointestinal cancers. He is certified for the placement of SpaceOAR gel for prostate cancer treatment, and is an expert in the use of the Gamma Knife Icon for stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumors.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Terrebonne General Health System
Residency: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Radiation Oncology)
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York
PhD: The Rockefeller University, New York (Neuroscience)
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Member of the American Society of Radiation Oncology