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GRI Emeritus Faculty

Meet Sejal Patel, MD

Sejal Dharia Patel, M.D., comes to Center for Reproductive Medicine with more than 10 years of experience in medicine, most recently serving as the co-director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Division at Ohio State University’s College of Medicine. Dr. Patel’s commitment to excellent results and personalized patient care are a perfect fit with the CRM team philosophy. Her knowledge, compassion, and dedication as a fertility doctor are respected by patients and contemporaries alike at our Florida infertility clinic.

Dually board certified in reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Patel is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Dr. Patel is on faculty at the University of Central Florida’s College of Medicine.

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Commitment to Personalized Patient Care 

Dr. Patel’s chief medical interests include general infertility, ovulatory dysfunction, male factor infertility, in vitro fertilization, and fertility preservation. Dr. Patel brings her expertise to Central Florida to offer patients personalized, innovative fertility options.

Raised in Clearwater, Florida, Dr. Patel received her undergraduate and doctor of medicine degrees from the University of Miami. She then completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, followed by a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Achievements, Research, and Published Works

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Achievements, Honors and Awards

Clinical Education Award
June 2012

Clinical Education Award
June 2005-2007

Clinical Education Award
June 2004

Administrative Chief Resident
July 2001 June 2002

Ortho-McNeil Resident Excellence Award
July 2002

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Award for Excellence in Endoscopy
July 2002

William J. LeMaire Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Endocrinology
July 2002

Alpha Omega Alpha Award of Excellence
January 2002

William A. Little OB/GYN Society Oral Presentation Award 2001
June 2001

Berlex Teaching Award for 2000
June 2000

Research and Presentations

Presentations (Oral)

Robotic Tubal Reversal: Documenting a Lost Art
ACOG-Video Presentation
San Diego, CA June 2012

Robotically Assisted Tubal Sterilization Reversal: Surgical Technique and Cost Effectiveness Versus Conventional Surgery
Philadelphia, PA October 2004

Robotic Assisted Tubal Reanastomosis in a Fellowship Training Program
Berlin, Germany June 2004

Reduced Cytochrome B5: Cause For Adrenal Androgen Deficiency In Aging Women?
Endocrine Society
Philadelphia, Pa June 2003

Short Cervix: To Stitch Or Not To Stitch
William A. Little Society
Miami, Florida May 2001

Presentations (Poster)

Ethnic differences in ovarian reserve and assisted reproductive technology outcomes.
Jayakumaran J., Silva C., Gangrade BK, D. Patel, S ASRM
October 2016

Anti-mullerian hormone levels does not predict outcomes of IVF cycles undergoing pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS)
Jayakumaran J., Silva C., Gangrade BK, D. Patel, S ASRM
October 2016

Reproductive Outcomes after Robotic Myomectomy.
Tusheva O. Patel, Sejal ASRM
October 2011

Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic myomectomy: A feasibility study
Sroga J, Dharia Patel, Sejal. MIRA
January 2008


Robotics in Gynecology
Florida Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Palm Beach, Florida August 2013

Robotic Myomectomy: Indications for Myomectomy
Pacific Coast Reproductive Society Meeting
Indian Wells, California April 2013

First annual Robotic and Minimally Invasive Conference
Orlando, Florida. June 2012

Endometriosis and ART options after surgery
International Robotic Symposium-Baptist Health System
Orlando, Florida. January 2008

Robotic Myomectomy: Should all myomas be removed
World Robotic Symposium
Miami, Florida. March 2011

Fertility Preservation
Florida Gynecologic Oncology
Naples, Florida. May 2010


World Robotic Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Conference
Co-Chair Gynecologic Section- AdventHealth Global Robotics Institute
April 5-6, 2009, 2010

ASTAR Colloquium on Reproductive Medicine (Conference for Federal Judges reviewing ART, fertility preservation, minimally invasive surgery)
Chief Scientific Advisor, Ohio State University
Columbus, OH. April 20-21, 2006

Published Work

Dr. Sejal Patel Has Authored and Coauthored Many Works

  • Steinkampf MP, Dharia SP, Dickerson RD. Monozygotic Twins Discordant For Vaginal Agenesis And Bilateral Tibial Longitudinal Deficiency. Fertil Steril 2003; 80(3):643-5.
  • Steinkampf MP, Dharia SP, Hammond KRH. Assisted Reproduction In Patients With Early Stage Ovarian Malignancies. Fertil Steril, 2003; 80(6): 1510-1512.
  • Steinkampf MP, Dharia SP, Manning M, Burke KD. An Accessory Uterine Cavity As A Source Of Pelvic Pain. Obstet Gynecol 2004; 103:1058-1061
  • Ingersoll SB, Patel S, Caballero L, Ahmad S, Edwards D, Holloway RW, Edwards JR. Synergistic cytotoxicity of interferon-a2b and interleukin-2 in combination with PBMC against ovarian cancer: Development of an experimental model for cellular therapy. Gynecol. Oncol. 2009; 112: 192-198.
  • Dharia SP, Chen CC, Steinkampf MP, Callison S. Infertility From Female Circumcision. Fertil Steril 2004; 81 (6): 1692-1694.
  • Dharia SP, Steinkampf MP, Cater C. Thalidomide Induced Amenorrhea: Case Report and Literature Review. Fertil Steril 2004; 82 (2): 460-462
  • Dharia SP, Audry Slane, Ming Jian, Michael Conner, Alan J. Conley, C. Richard Parker Jr. Co- Localization Of P450c17 And Cytochrome B5 In Androgen Synthesizing Tissues Of The Human. Biol Reprod 2004; 71: 83-88.
  • Staton BA, Mixon RL, Dharia S, Brissie RM, Parker CR Jr. Is Reduced Cell Size the Mechanism for Shrinkage of the Adrenal Zona Reticularis in Aging? Endocrine Research, 30: 529-534, 2004.
  • Dharia SP, Parker CR, Jr. Adrenal Androgens and Aging. Accepted for publication in Semin Reprod Endocrinol 22:361-368, 2004.
  • Dharia SP, Audry Slane, Ming Jian, Michael Conner, Alan J. Conley, C. Richard Parker Jr. Changes In Cytochrome B5 Expression In Androgen Synthesizing Tissues Of The Human During The Aging Process. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90: 4357-4361, 2005.
  • Dharia SP, Falcone T. Robotics and Reproduction. Fertil Steril 84: 1-11, 2005.
  • Dharia SP, Steinkampf MP, Malizia BA, Whitten SJ. Robotic Assisted Tubal Reanastomosis: Preliminary Results From A Fellowship Training Program. Fertil Steril. 2008 Oct;90(4):1175-9. Epub 2007 Dec 3.
  • Dharia SP, Blackwell RE. Ovulation Induction In The Anovulatory Women. Review Article. In Essentials of Reproductive Medicine, first edition McGraw-Hill 2005.
  • Dharia Patel, SP. Response of the Endometrium to Medication. Hysteroscopy Office Evaluation and Management of the Uterine Cavity. Edited by Linda Bradley And Tommaso Falcone. Edition: illustrated Published by Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008 ISBN 0323041019, 9780323041010.
  • Dharia Patel SP, Falcone T. Robotics and Infertility. Review in Robotics in Urologic Surgery, first edition Springer 2007
  • Dharia Patel SP, Falcone T. Laparoscopic tuboplasty with or without Robotic Assistance. Atlas of Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy Techniques. Edited by Togas Tulandi. Edition: 3, illustrated Published by Informa Health Care, 2007; ISBN 0415414407, 9780415414401 191 pages
  • Sroga J, Dharia Patel SP, Falcone T. Robotics and Reproductive Medicine. Frontiers in Biosciences. 2008 Jan 1;13:1308-17. Review.
  • Holloway RW, Dharia Patel SP, Ahmed S. Robotics in Gynecology. Scan J Surgery 98:1-17; 2009.
  • Dharia Patel S, Algothani N. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Tubal Reanastomosis: Evolution, Technique, Outcomes. Chapter 5 in Emerging Technologies in Women's Health: Robotic Surgery in Gynecology. 2011. Edited by Tulandi T, Advincula A. Bentham Books.
  • Tusheva O, Dharia Patel, SP. Reproductive Outcomes following Robotic Myomectomy. J Robotic Surg epub first 5/13/2012
  • Tusheva O, Algothani N, Dharia Patel SP. Robotic Assisted Tubal Anastomosis. Chapter in Video Atlas of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery: Expert Consult. Frantzides CT, Carlson MA. Chapter 38. Elsevier--Saunders. ISBN: 978-1-4377-2723-4
  • Gangrade BK, Dharia Patel S, Patel Z. Chapter on Unexplained Male Infertility. In publication in 2013.
  • Jayapriya J, Dharia Patel S, Gangrade BK, Silva C. ROBOTIC-ASSISTED LAPAROSCOPY IN REPRODUCTIVE SURGERY- A CONTEMPORARY REVIEW. Submitted Journal of Robotic Surgery 9/2106.
  • Jayapriya J, Palayapalayam Ganapathi H, Mavaduru R, Patel SD. Robotic-Assisted Vesico-Vaginal Fistula Repair. Submitted to the Journal of Robotic Surgery in 7/2016.