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Kamlesh B Patel, MD

Associate 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
Transgender Procedures

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, facial and top transgender procedures

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  • 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

Variation in the management of isolated craniosynostosis: a survey of the Synostosis Research Group.
Kestle JRW, Lee A, Anderson RCE, Gociman B, Patel KB, Smyth MD, Birgfeld C, Pollack IF, Goldstein JA, Tamber M, Imahiyerobo T, Siddiqi FA, Synostosis Research Group.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Sep 14; 1-5. doi: 10.3171/2018.7.PEDS18132.

PMID:
    30215587
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Comparative study of visual outcome between open- and closed-globe injuries following surgical treatment of traumatic cataract in children.
Shah MA, Shah SM, Gosai SR, Gupta SS, Khanna RR, Patel KB, Rathod CD
Eur J Ophthalmol. 2018 Jul; 28(4)406-411. doi: 10.1177/1120672117747021.

PMID:
    29973068
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Survey of North American Multidisciplinary Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team Clinic Administration.
Pfeifauf KD, Patel KB, Snyder-Warwick A, Skolnick GB, Scheve S, Naidoo SD
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Jan 1; 1055665618776069. doi: 10.1177/1055665618776069.

PMID:
    29781722
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Assessing calvarial vault constriction associated with helmet therapy in deformational plagiocephaly.
Peterson EC, Patel KB, Skolnick GB, Pfeifauf KD, Davidson KN, Smyth MD, Naidoo SD
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 22(2)113-119. doi: 10.3171/2018.2.PEDS17634.

PMID:
    29749885
    [PubMed - in process]
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A 3-Dimensional-Printed Short-Segment Template Prototype for Mandibular Fracture Repair.
Sinha P, Skolnick G, Patel KB, Branham GH, Chi JJ
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Sep 1; 20(5)373-380. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0238.

PMID:
    29710318
    [PubMed - in process]
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Treatment of early stage Supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma: meta-analysis comparing primary surgery versus primary radiotherapy.
Patel KB, Nichols AC, Fung K, Yoo J, MacNeil SD
J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Mar 5; 47(1)19. doi: 10.1186/s40463-018-0262-2.

PMID:
    29506564
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Temporal Region in Unilateral Coronal Craniosynostosis: Fronto-orbital Advancement Versus Endoscopy-Assisted Strip Craniectomy.
Masserano B, Woo AS, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Proctor MR, Smyth MD, Patel KB
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Mar; 55(3)423-429. doi: 10.1177/1055665617739000.

PMID:
    29437517
    [PubMed - in process]
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Primer on State Statutory Mandates of Third-Party Orthodontic Coverage for Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Care in the United States.
Pfeifauf KD, Synder-Warwick A, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Nissen RJ, Patel KB
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Mar; 55(3)466-469. doi: 10.1177/1055665617736765.

PMID:
    29437499
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of Nadi svedana with simultaneous passive stretching on correction of sandhijadya.
Patel MM, Patel MV, Gupta SN, Patel KB
J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2018 Jan - Mar; 9(1)61-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jaim.2017.07.002.

PMID:
    29395893
    [PubMed]
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Polyethylene Glycol-3350 (Miralax®)+1.9-L sports drink (Gatorade®)+2 tablets of bisacodyl results in inferior bowel preparation for colonoscopy compared with Polyethylene Glycol-Ascorbic Acid (MoviPrep®).
Khan MA, Patel KB, Nooruddin M, Swanson G, Fogg L, Keshavarzian A, Brown M
Turk J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jan; 29(1)66-72. doi: 10.5152/tjg.2018.17536.

PMID:
    29391310
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Systemic Preoperative Antibiotics with Mandible Fractures: Are They Indicated at the Time of Injury?
Linkugel AD, Odom EB, Bavolek RA, Snyder-Warwick AK, Patel KB
Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2018 Mar; 11(1)35-40. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1603458.

PMID:
    29387302
    [PubMed]
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Impact of embryo co-culture with cumulus cells on pregnancy &amp; implantation rate in patients undergoing <i>in vitro</i> fertilization using donor oocyte.
Bhadarka HK, Patel NH, Patel NH, Patel M, Patel KB, Sodagar NR, Phatak AG, Patel JS
Indian J Med Res. 2017 Sep; 146(3)341-345. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1702_15.

PMID:
    29355140
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Giant Chronic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: Case Report of an Unusual.
Patel KB
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2017 Nov-Dec; 8(6)507-509. doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_431_16.

PMID:
    29204407
    [PubMed]
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Impact of an Event Reporting System on Resident Complication Reporting in Plastic Surgery Training: Addressing an ACGME and Plastic Surgery Milestone Project Core Competency.
Parikh RP, Snyder-Warwick A, Naidoo S, Skolnick GB, Patel KB
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Nov; 140(5)736e-745e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003771.

PMID:
    29068945
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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One hundred consecutive endoscopic repairs of sagittal craniosynostosis: an evolution in care.
Nguyen DC, Farber SJ, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD, Kane AA, Patel KB, Woo AS
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Nov; 20(5)410-418. doi: 10.3171/2017.5.PEDS16674.

PMID:
    28841109
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Are Residents Prepared for Surgical Cases? Implications in Patient Safety and Education.
Mundschenk MB, Odom EB, Ghosh TD, Kleiber GM, Yee A, Patel KB, Mackinnon SE, Tenenbaum MM, Buck DW 2nd
J Surg Educ. 2018 Mar - Apr; 75(2)403-408. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.07.001.

PMID:
    28733171
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anthropometric Outcome Measures in Patients With Metopic Craniosynostosis.
Farber SJ, Nguyen DC, Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Smyth MD, Patel KB
J Craniofac Surg. 2017 May; 28(3)713-716. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000003495.

PMID:
    28468154
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pulmonary Artery Dimensions as a Prognosticator of Transplant-Free Survival in Scleroderma Interstitial Lung Disease.
Gleason JB, Patel KB, Hernandez F, Hadeh A, Highland KB, Rahaghi F, Mehta JP
Lung. 2017 Aug; 195(4)403-409. doi: 10.1007/s00408-017-0005-6.

PMID:
    28456874
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Distributed Learning: Revitalizing Anesthesiology Training in Resource-Limited Ethiopia.
Patel KB, Dooley M, Abate A, Moll V
Front Public Health. 2017; 559. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00059.

PMID:
    28421176
    [PubMed]
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Adult Quality of Life Post Cleft Palate Repair: A Comparison of Two Techniques.
Skladman R, Grames LM, Skolnick G, Nguyen DC, Naidoo SD, Patel KB, Marsh JL, Woo AS
J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Jun; 28(4)909-914. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000003526.

PMID:
    28277486
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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