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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
  • Financial Disclosures

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

Evidence for Use of Frontozygomaticus and Contralateral Eurion as Hand-Caliper Landmarks for Assessment of Deformational Plagiocephaly.
Skolnick GB, Naidoo SD, Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Woo AS
J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Jul 14;

PMID:
    27428906
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Purification and enzymatic characterization of the hepatitis B virus ribonuclease H, a new target for antiviral inhibitors.
Villa JA, Pike DP, Patel KB, Lomonosova E, Lu G, Abdulqader R, Tavis JE
Antiviral Res. 2016 Aug; 132186-95. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2016.06.005.

PMID:
    27321664
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anatomical Study of the Intraosseous Pathway of the Infraorbital Nerve.
Nguyen DC, Farber SJ, Um GT, Skolnick GB, Woo AS, Patel KB
J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Jun; 27(4)1094-7. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002619.

PMID:
    27285894
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long-Term Incisal Relationships After Palatoplasty in Patients With Isolated Cleft Palate.
Odom EB, Woo AS, Mendonca DA, Huebener DV, Nissen RJ, Skolnick GB, Patel KB
J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Jun; 27(4)867-70. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002558.

PMID:
    27171942
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sunitinib in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: Experience from single center study, efficacy and safety.
Patel KB, Panchal HP, Karanwal AB, Parekh BB, Shah S, Prasad S
Indian J Cancer. 2016 Jan-Mar; 53(1)118-22. doi: 10.4103/0019-509X.180844.

PMID:
    27146758
    [PubMed - in process]
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Neosuture formation after endoscope-assisted craniosynostosis repair.
Salehi A, Ott K, Skolnick GB, Nguyen DC, Naidoo SD, Kane AA, Woo AS, Patel KB, Smyth MD
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Aug; 18(2)196-200. doi: 10.3171/2016.2.PEDS15231.

PMID:
    27128960
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anthropometric Outcomes following Fronto-Orbital Advancement for Metopic Synostosis.
Patel KB, Skolnick GB, Mulliken JB
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 May; 137(5)1539-47. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002129.

PMID:
    27119926
    [PubMed - in process]
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Five surgical maneuvers on nasal mucosa movement in cleft palate repair: A cadaver study.
Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Parikh RP, Skolnick GB, Woo AS
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2016 Jun; 69(6)789-95. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2016.03.012.

PMID:
    27105546
    [PubMed - in process]
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Body Image & Quality of Life: Changes With Gastric Bypass and Body Contouring.
Song P, Patel NB, Gunther S, Li CS, Liu Y, Lee CY, Kludt NA, Patel KB, Ali MR, Wong MS
Ann Plast Surg. 2016 May; 76 Suppl 3S216-21. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000788.

PMID:
    27070678
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply: Progressive Tightening of the Levator Veli Palatini Muscle Improves Velopharyngeal Dysfunction in Early Outcomes of Primary Palatoplasty.
Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Woo AS
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar; 137(3)644e. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000480017.27950.3f.

PMID:
    26910716
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply: Progressive Tightening of the Levator Veli Palatini Muscle Improves Velopharyngeal Dysfunction in Early Outcomes of Primary Palatoplasty.
Nguyen DC, Patel KB, Woo AS
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jun; 137(6)1059e-60e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002209.

PMID:
    26890516
    [PubMed - in process]
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Transcaruncular Approach for Treatment of Medial Wall and Large Orbital Blowout Fractures.
Nguyen DC, Shahzad F, Snyder-Warwick A, Patel KB, Woo AS
Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2016 Mar; 9(1)46-54. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1563390.

PMID:
    26889348
    [PubMed]
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An Alternative Method of Intermaxillary Fixation for Simple Pediatric Mandible Fractures.
Farber SJ, Nguyen DC, Harvey AA, Patel KB
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Mar; 74(3)582.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.10.028.

PMID:
    26679550
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2016 Mar; 17(3)361-70. doi: 10.3171/2015.7.PEDS15187.

PMID:
    26588461
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2016 Sep; 77(3)305-7. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000592.

PMID:
    26207551
    [PubMed - in process]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2015.

Company Name: Stryker

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $1,000 - $10,000

Speaker Fees: $1,000 - $10,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2016