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Kamlesh B Patel, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency

Specialty Areas

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric plastic surgery, craniofacial surgery in children, cleft lip, cleft palate, craniosynostosis, mole removal, birthmarks, vascular malformations, ear reconstruction, facial trauma reconstruction

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 800-283-5848
Additional Phone: 314-362-7388
Fax: 314-367-0225

Education

Education

Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 2010
Fellowship: Craniofacial Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2011
Residency: General Surgery, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 2008
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

An Alternative Method of Intermaxillary Fixation for Simple Pediatric Mandible Fractures.
Farber SJ, Nguyen DC, Harvey AA, Patel KB
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Nov 10; pii: S0278-2391(15)01438-X. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.10.028.

PMID:
    26679550
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Characterization of complications associated with open and endoscopic craniosynostosis surgery at a single institution.
Han RH, Nguyen DC, Bruck BS, Skolnick GB, Yarbrough CK, Naidoo SD, Patel KB, Kane AA, Woo AS, Smyth MD
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Nov 20; 1-10.

PMID:
    26588461
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Use of an Inferior Pennant Flap during Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair Improves Lip Height Symmetry.
Russell AJ, Patel KB, Skolnick GB, Woo AS
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov; 136(5)1046-53. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001707.

PMID:
    26505705
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical Site Infections in Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Risk Factors and Implications for Quality Improvement from a Nationwide Assessment of 11,656 Operations.
Parikh RP, Nguyen DC, Skolnick GB, Patel KB, Woo AS
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl)120. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000472429.35045.81.

PMID:
    26397639
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Complex Multiherbal Regimen Based on Ayurveda Medicine for the Management of Hepatic Cirrhosis Complicated by Ascites: Nonrandomized, Uncontrolled, Single Group, Open-Label Observational Clinical Study.
Patel MV, Patel KB, Gupta S, Michalsen A, Stapelfeldt E, Kessler CS
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015; 2015613182. doi: 10.1155/2015/613182.

PMID:
    26339267
    [PubMed]
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Comparison of Direct and Digital Measures of Cranial Vault Asymmetry for Assessment of Plagiocephaly.
Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Woo AS
J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Sep; 26(6)1900-3. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002019.

PMID:
    26267578
    [PubMed - in process]
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Porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus: Case report of a rare entity.
Patel KB
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2015 Jul-Aug; 6(4)306-7. doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.160299.

PMID:
    26225349
    [PubMed]
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Maxillomandibular Fixation by Plastic Surgeons: Cost Analysis and Utilization of Resources.
Farber SJ, Snyder-Warwick AK, Skolnick GB, Woo AS, Patel KB
Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Jul 23;

PMID:
    26207551
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cranial Base and Posterior Cranial Vault Asymmetry After Open and Endoscopic Repair of Isolated Lambdoid Craniosynostosis.
Zubovic E, Woo AS, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD, Patel KB
J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Jul; 26(5)1568-73. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000001891.

PMID:
    26114505
    [PubMed - in process]
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Progressive Tightening of the Levator Veli Palatini Muscle Improves Velopharyngeal Dysfunction in Early Outcomes of Primary Palatoplasty.
Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Skolnick GB, Skladman R, Grames LM, Stahl MB, Marsh JL, Woo AS
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul; 136(1)131-41. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001323.

PMID:
    26111318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term outcomes in treatment of deformational plagiocephaly and brachycephaly using helmet therapy and repositioning: a longitudinal cohort study.
Naidoo SD, Skolnick GB, Patel KB, Woo AS, Cheng AL
Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Sep; 31(9)1547-52. doi: 10.1007/s00381-015-2769-4.

PMID:
    26033379
    [PubMed - in process]
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Burkholderia cenocepacia and Salmonella enterica ArnT proteins that transfer 4-amino-4-deoxy-l-arabinose to lipopolysaccharide share membrane topology and functional amino acids.
Tavares-Carreón F, Patel KB, Valvano MA
Sci Rep. 2015 Jun 1; 510773. doi: 10.1038/srep10773.

PMID:
    26030265
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of Traditional versus Normative Cephalic Index in Patients with Sagittal Synostosis: Measure of Scaphocephaly and Postoperative Outcome.
Dvoracek LA, Skolnick GB, Nguyen DC, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD, Woo AS, Patel KB
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep; 136(3)541-8. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001505.

PMID:
    25989301
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hearing screening in a tertiary care hospital in India.
Kumar A, Shah N, Patel KB, Vishwakarma R
J Clin Diagn Res. 2015 Mar; 9(3)MC01-4. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/11640.5698.

PMID:
    25954639
    [PubMed]
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Nampt/PBEF/visfatin serum levels: a new biomarker for retinal blood vessel occlusions.
Kaja S, Shah AA, Haji SA, Patel KB, Naumchuk Y, Zabaneh A, Gerdes BC, Kunjukunju N, Sabates NR, Cassell MA, Lord RK, Pikey KP, Poulose A, Koulen P
Clin Ophthalmol. 2015; 9611-8. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S80784.

PMID:
    25897200
    [PubMed]
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The Effects of Whole-Vault Cranioplasty versus Strip Craniectomy on Long-Term Neuropsychological Outcomes in Sagittal Craniosynostosis.
Derderian CA, Heppner C, Cradock MM, Woo AS, Patel KB, Smyth MD, Viera P, Weprin BE, Seaward J, Smartt JM, Kane AA
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul; 136(1)114e-115e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001344.

PMID:
    25811700
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of open and endoscopic surgery on skull growth and calvarial vault volumes in sagittal synostosis.
Ghenbot RG, Patel KB, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD, Woo AS
J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Jan; 26(1)161-4. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000001236.

PMID:
    25569396
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Are endoscopic and open treatments of metopic synostosis equivalent in treating trigonocephaly and hypotelorism?
Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Huang AH, Smyth MD, Woo AS
J Craniofac Surg. 2015 Jan; 26(1)129-34. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000001321.

PMID:
    25534056
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A simple technique to reduce evaporation of crystallization droplets by using plate lids with apertures for adding liquids.
Zipper LE, Aristide X, Bishop DP, Joshi I, Kharzeev J, Patel KB, Santiago BM, Joshi K, Dorsinvil K, Sweet RM, Soares AS
Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun. 2014 Dec 1; 70(Pt 12)1707-13. doi: 10.1107/S2053230X14025126.

PMID:
    25484231
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Correction of the vestibular web during primary repair of unilateral cleft lip.
Patel KB, Mulliken JB
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct; 134(4)600e-7e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000549.

PMID:
    25357054
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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