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Urologic Surgeon

Meet Vipul Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is world-renowned for his contribution to the field of robotic-assisted surgery. He is one of the most experienced robotic surgeons in the world and has personally performed over 14,000 robotic prostatectomies.

Together, da Vinci® surgery technology and your doctor have the ability to perform complex procedures through just a few small openings.
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Improving Patient Care and Outcomes

Dr. Patel has developed techniques in robotic surgery that have translated to significantly better patient care and outcomes. His innovations have helped improve cancer treatment and return of early urinary continence and sexual function.

Dr. Patel also authored the first textbook on robotic urologic surgery, written several textbook chapters, and published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

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Achievements, Published Work, and Accomplishments

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Education and Fellowships

Residency: Urology - University of Miami School of Medicine

Fellowship: Urology - University of Miami School of Medicine

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Academic Titles

Professor of Urology, University of Central Florida

Professor of Urology, University of Milan

Founder and Director, International Prostate Cancer Foundation

Clinical Associate Professor of Urology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova SE University

Founding Editor and Editor Emeritus, the Journal of Robotic Surgery

Professor of Urology, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro and Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Professor of Urology, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)

Professor of Urology, the Asian School of Urology

Professor of Urology, College of Medicine, Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru

Clinical Invited Professor, Department of Urology, Korea University Hospital

Awards and Honors

2012-Present Named Top 1% of Doctors Nationwide By Castle Connolly Medical LTD

2009-2016 Orlando Magazine Top Doctor and Best Doctor

2013 Nominated for the 2013 Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award

2013 Inducted As a Member of and Received an Honoris Causa Degree from the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) 2011 European Urology Best Paper Published for “Pentafecta: A New Concept for Reporting Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy”

2009 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

2009 America’s Top Urologists

2008 Orlando Business Journal Top 40 under 40

2008 Chairman of Young Urologists, Indian American Urology Association

2008 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

2006 Business First Magazine Top 40 under 40 (Columbus, OH)

2006 Business First Magazine Healthcare Hero Finalist, 2nd place, co-author, OH Urological Society Resident Essay Contest

2006 First Vice-Chairman for the U.S./China-Delegation & Institute for International Medicine Exchange

2003 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons: Honorable Mention

2003 Birmingham Journal: Top 40 under 40

2002 Birmingham Business Journal: Top 100 Healthcare Professionals

2002 Endourology Fellowship Certificate Award

2002 Ethicon Endosurgery, Laparoscopy Scholar of the Year

2002 American College of Surgeons Award for Academic Excellence

2002 American College of Surgeons Award for Service

2001 Pfizer Scholar of the Year/Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

2001 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons: Outstanding Resident Award

2001 American College of Surgeons: 1st Prize Presentation for Basic Science Research

Board Appointments

Editorial Board of British Journal Urology International

Editor Emeritus, Journal of Robotic Surgery

The Intl. Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery

UroToday Online

Urology Channel

Minimally Invasive Robotic Association (MIRA)

Expert Review of Anti-Cancer Therapy

The Japan Robotic Surgery Society (J-ROBO)

Editorial Board of the Chinese Journals of Clinicians

Published Work

Textbooks (as an Editor)

  • Patel, Vipul. (2015). Robotic Urologic Surgery. (2nd ed- Chinese Translation). Beijing, China: World Publishing Xi’an Corporation Ltd.
  • Patel, Vipul. (2012). Robotic Urologic Surgery. (2nd ed.). London, England: Springer.
  • Patel, V., Ramalingam, M. (2009) Operative Atlas of Laparoscopic Reconstructive Urology. London, England: Springer.
  • Patel, Vipul. (2007). Robotic Urologic Surgery. London, England: Springer.

Textbooks (as a Contributor)

  • Gabriel Ogaya-Pinies, Hariharan Palayapalayam Ganapathi, Travis Rogers, Vipul Patel (2017) The History of Technologic Advancements in Urology. (Chapter 20) Springer International Publishing AG
  • Hariharan Palayapalayam Ganapathi, Gabriel Ogaya-Pinies, Vladimir Mouraviev and Vipul R. Patel (2017) Atlas of Robotic Urologic Surgery. Li-Ming SU. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Complex Case Management. (Chapter 20) Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland
  • Gabriel Ogaya-Pinies, Vladimir Mouraviev, Hariharan Ganapathi, Vipul Patel (2016) Urinary Continence and Sexual Function after Robotic Radical Prostatectomy- Technical Innovations to Optimize Early Return of Erectile Function. (Chapter 6) Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland
  • Abdul-Muhsin, H., Patel, V. (2014) History of Robotic Surgery. Kim, KC Robotics in General Surgery (pp.3-15). Springer, New York: Springer Publications
  • Sivaraman, A, Coelho, R., Chauhan, S., Palmer, K., Patel, V. (2012) Skills and Training Course in Robotic Laparoscopic Urology. YH Sun et al (eds.), The Training Courses of Urological Laparoscopy (pp 85-99). London, England: Springer Publications
  • Bellmunt, J., Patel, V., Samavedi, S., (2013) High-Risk non-metastatic and metastatic prostate cancer. Lier, Belgium: Summary of Science for Practice by Mirrors of Medicine
  • Sivaraman, A., Chauhan, S., Schatloff, O., Patel, V. (2013) Techniques of Nerve-Sparing in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. John, H., Wiklund, P., (eds), Robotic Urology (pp 259-271). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Publications
  • Coughlin, G., Patel, V. (2011). Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Management of the Difficult Case (pp 79-91).  Su., L. Atlas of Robotic Surgery: Springer
  • Palmer, K., Coelho, R., Chauhan, S., Patel, V., (2011). Technical Modifications for Robotic Prostatectomy. Hemal, A., Menan, M., Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery. London, England: Springer.  
  • Morgan, R. and E. Walser (2010). Handbook of Angioplasty and Stenting Procedures, Springer London.
  • Coelho, R., Patel, V. (2009) Urologia Minimamente Invasiva- Endourologia e Videolaparoscopia. (2nd ed.)
  • Kumar, S. and J. Marescaux (2008). Telesurgery, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  • John, H., Wiklund, P., Shah, K., Chammas, M., Palmer, K., Thaly, R., Patel, V. (2008) Nerve-Sparing Techniques for Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in Robotic Urology.
  • Satava R., Gaspari, A., di Lorenzo, N. (1999) Emerging Technologies in Surgery, Springer.
  • Dasgupta, P., J. O. Peabody and M. Menon (2009). Urologic Robotic Surgery in Clinical Practice, Springer London.
  • Patel, V., Fagin R. Textbook of Robotic Surgery- Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: How to Start and How to Get Better.  (2nd ed.)
  • Weinsberg, E., Carey, R. Conquer Prostate Cancer.
  • Ramalingam, M. and V. R. Patel (2008). Operative Atlas of Laparoscopic Reconstructive Urology, Springer.
  • Dasgupta, P., Patel, V., Palmer, K., Coughlin, G., Chammas M. (2008) Robotic Prostatectomy in Urologic Robotic Surgery in Clinical Practice, Springer.
  • Gervais, D. A. and T. Sabharwal (2010). Interventional Radiology Procedures in Biopsy and Drainage, Springer London.
  • Stolzenburg, J. U., M. T. Gettman and E. N. Liatsikos (2007). Endoscopic Extraperitoneal Radical Prostatectomy: Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Surgery, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Su, L. M. (2011). Atlas of Robotic Urologic Surgery, Humana Press.
  • Humar, A. and M. L. Sturdevant (2015). Atlas of Organ Transplantation, Springer London.


  • A Novel Tool for Predicting Extracapsular Extension During Graded Partial Nerve Sparing in Radical Prostatectomy. Vipul R. Patel, Marco Sandri, Angelica A.C. Grasso, Elisa De Lorenzis, Franco Palmisano, Giancarlo Albo, Rafael F. Coelho, Alexander Mottrie, Tadzia Harvey, Darian Kameh, Hariharan Palayapalayam, Peter Wiklund, Silvano Bosari, Stefano Puliatti, Paola Zuccolotto, Giampaolo Bianchi and Bernardo Rocco. BJU International (2017) doi:10.1111/bju.14026
  • Safety of Live Robotic Surgery: Results from a Single Institution. Gabriel Ogaya-Pinies, Haidar Abdul-Muhsin, Hariharan Palayapalayam-Ganapathi, Xavier Bonet, Travis Rogers, Bernardo Rocco, Rafael Coelho, Eduardo Hernandez-Cardona, Cathy Jenson, Vipul Patel. Eur Urol Focus (2017),
  • Safety of Selective Nerve Sparing in High Risk Prostate Cancer During Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Kumar, A., S. Samavedi, A. S. Bates, V. Mouraviev, R. F. Coelho, B. Rocco, and V. R. Patel. J Robot Surg 11, no. 2 (Jun 2017): 129-38.
  • Predictive Factors and Oncological Outcomes of Persistently Elevated Prostate-Specific Antigen in Patients Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Kumar, A., S. Samavedi, V. Mouraviev, A. S. Bates, R. F. Coelho, B. Rocco, and V. R. Patel. J Robot Surg 11, no. 1 (Mar 2017): 37-45.
  • Diffusion of Robotic Technology into Urologic Practice Has Led to Improved Resident Physician Robotic Skills. Schommer, E., V. R. Patel, V. Mouraviev, C. Thomas, and D. D. Thiel. J Surg Educ 74, no. 1 (Jan - Feb 2017): 55-60.
  • Salvage Robotic Prostatectomy for Radio Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Technical Challenges and Outcome Analysis. Zargar, H., A. D. Lamb, B. Rocco, F. Porpiglia, E. Liatsikos, J. Davis, R. F. Coelho, et al.Minerva Urol Nefrol 69, no. 1 (Feb 2017): 26-37.
  • Decipher Correlation Patterns Post Prostatectomy: Initial Experience from 2342 Prospective Patients. RB Den, M Santiago-Jimenez, J Alter, M Schliekelman, JR Wagner, JF Renzulli II, DI Lee, CG Brito, K Monahan, B Gburek, N Kella, G Vallabhan, F Abdollah, EJ Trabulsi, CD Lallas, LG Gomella, TL Woodlief, Z Haddad2, LLC Lam, S Deheshi, Q Wang, V Choeurng, M du Plessis, J Jordan, B Parks, H Shin, C Buerki, K Yousefi, E Davicioni, VR Patel1 and NL Shah, Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases (2016) 00, 1–6
  • Applications of Indocyanine Green in Robotic Urology. Anthony S. Bates, Vipul R. Patel, Journal of Robotic Surgery, December 2016, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 357–359
  • Use of Scaffolding Tissue Biografts To Bolster Vesicourethral Anastomosis During Salvage Robot-assisted Prostatectomy Reduces Leak Rates and Catheter Times. Ogaya-Pinies G, Kadakia Y, Palayapalayam-Ganapathi H, Woodlief T, Jenson C, Patel V. Eur Urol. 2016 Oct 14. pii: S0302-2838(16)30698-4. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.10.004. PMID: 27751731 [PubMed]
  • Current Status of Various Neurovascular Bundle-Sparing Techniques in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Anup Kumar, Sarvesh Tando, Srinivas Samavedi, Vladimir Mouraviev, Anthony S. Bates, Vipul R. Patel J Robotic Surg (2016) 10:187–200, DOI 10.1007/s11701-016-0607-7
  • Safety of Selective Nerve Sparing in High Risk Prostate Cancer During Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Kumar A, Samavedi S, Bates AS, Mouraviev V, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Patel VR. J Robot Surg. 2016 Jul 19. PMID: 27435701 [PubMed]
  • Predictive Factors and Oncological Outcomes of Persistently Elevated Prostate-Specific Antigen in Patients following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Kumar, A., S. Samavedi, V. Mouraviev, A. S. Bates, R. F. Coelho, B. Rocco and V. R. Patel (2016). J Robot Surg. PMID: 27245233 [PubMed]
  • Diffusion of Robotic Technology into Urologic Practice Has Led to Improved Resident Physician Robotic Skills. Schommer E, Patel VR, Mouraviev V, Thomas C, Thiel DD. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul 31. pii: S1931-7204(16)30075-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.06.006. PMID: 27488814 [PubMed]
  • Management Dilemmas in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer. Patel, V. R. and H. Palayapalayam Ganapathi (2016). BJU Int 118(2): 180-181.
  • Urology Residents Experience Comparable Workload Profiles When Performing Live Porcine Nephrectomies and Robotic Surgery Virtual Reality Training Modules. Mouraviev V, Klein M, Schommer E, Thiel DD, Samavedi S, Kumar A, Leveillee RJ, Thomas R, Pow-Sang JM, Su LM, Mui E, Smith R, Patel V. J Robot Surg. 2016 Mar;10(1):49-56. doi: 10.1007/s11701-015-0540-1. PMID: 26753619 [PubMed]
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (RALP): A New Way to Training. Rocha R, Fiorelli RK, Buogo G, Rubistein M, Mattos RM, Frota R, Coelho RF, Palmer K, Patel V. J Robot Surg. 2016 Mar;10(1):19-25. doi: 10.1007/s11701-015-0550-z. PMID: 26661411 [PubMed]
  • Posterior Musculofascial Reconstruction After Radical Prostatectomy: An Updated Systematic Review and A Meta-Analysis. A. A. C. Grasso , F. A. Mistretta, M. Sandri, G. Cozzi, E. De Lorenzis, M. Rosso, G. Albo, F. Palmisano, A. Mottrie, A. Haese, M. Graefen, R. Coelho, V. R. Patel and B. Rocco DOI: 10.1111/bju.13480 09 March2016
  • Overall Rate, Location, And Predictive Factors for Positive Surgical Margins After Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer. Kang SG, Schatloff O, Haidar AM, Samavedi S, Palmer KJ, Cheon J, Patel VR. Asian J Androl. 2016 Jan-Feb;18(1):123-8. doi: 10.4103/1008-682X.148723. PMID: 25966623 [PubMed]
  • Continence Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Adverse Urinary Continence Risk Factors. Kumar A, Samavedi S, Bates AS, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Palmer K, Patel VR. BJU Int. 2015 Nov;116(5):764-70. doi: 10.1111/bju.13106. PMID: 25726729 [PubMed]
  • Prevention and Management of Complications During Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Following Comprehensive Planning: A Large Series Involving a Single Surgeon. Ou, Y. C., C. K. Yang, K. S. Chang, J. Wang, S. W. Hung, M. C. Tung, A. K. Tewari and V. R. Patel (2016). " Anticancer Res 36(4): 1991-1998.
  • Pentafecta Outcomes of 230 Cases of Robotic-assisted Radical Prostatectomy with Bilateral Neurovascular Bundle Preservation. Ou YC, Yang CK, Kang HM, Chang KS, Wang J, Hung SW, Tung MC, Tewari AK, Patel VR. Anticancer Res. 2015 Sep;35(9):5007-13. PMID: 26254400 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Laparoscopic Simple Prostatectomy: A European-American Multi-Institutional Analysis. Autorino R, Zargar H, Mariano MB, Sanchez-Salas R, Sotelo RJ, Chlosta PL, Castillo O, Matei DV, Celia A, Koc G, Vora A, Aron M, Parsons JK, Pini G, Jensen JC, Sutherland D, Cathelineau X, Nuñez Bragayrac LA, Varkarakis IM, Amparore D, Ferro M, Gallo G, Volpe A, Vuruskan H, Bandi G, Hwang J, Nething J, Muruve N, Chopra S, Patel ND, Derweesh I, Champ Weeks D, Spier R, Kowalczyk K, Lynch J, Harbin A, Verghese M, Samavedi S, Molina WR, Dias E, Ahallal Y, Laydner H, Cherullo E, De Cobelli O, Thiel DD, Lagerkvist M, Haber GP, Kaouk J, Kim FJ, Lima E, Patel V, White W, Mottrie A, Porpiglia F. Eur Urol. 2015 Jul;68(1):86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.11.044. PMID: 25484140 [PubMed]
  • Development of A Standardized Training Curriculum for Robotic Surgery: A Consensus Statement from An International Multidisciplinary Group of Experts. Ahmed K, Khan R, Mottrie A, Lovegrove C, Abaza R, Ahlawat R, Ahlering T, Ahlgren G, Artibani W, Barret E, Cathelineau X, Challacombe B, Coloby P, Khan MS, Hubert J, Michel MS, Montorsi F, Murphy D, Palou J, Patel V, Piechaud PT, Van Poppel H, Rischmann P, Sanchez-Salas R, Siemer S, Stoeckle M, Stolzenburg JU, Terrier JE, Thüroff JW, Vaessen C, Van Der Poel HG, Van Cleynenbreugel B, Volpe A, Wagner C, Wiklund P, Wilson T, Wirth M, Witt J, Dasgupta P. BJU Int. 2015 Jul;116(1):93-101. doi: 10.1111/bju.12974. PMID: 25359658 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Does Surgeon Subjective Nerve Sparing Score Predict Recovery Time of Erectile Function Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy? Kang SG, Schatloff O, Haidar AM, Samavedi S, Palmer KJ, Cheon J, Patel VR. J Sex Med. 2015 Jun;12(6):1490-6. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12844.PMID: 25689342 [PubMed]
  • An Effective Repetitive Training Schedule to Achieve Skill Proficiency Using a Novel Robotic Virtual Reality Simulator. Kang SG, Ryu BJ, Yang KS, Ko YH, Cho S, Kang SH, Patel VR, Cheon J. J Surg Educ. 2015 May-Jun;72(3):369-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.06.023. PMID: 25481802 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Recent Advances. Mistretta FA, Grasso AA, Buffi N, Cozzi G, De Lorenzis E, Fiori C, Patel VR, Porpiglia F, Scarpa RM, Srinivas S, Rocco B; Minerva; Urol Nefrol. 2015 Jun 18
  • Age-Stratified Comparative Analysis of Perioperative, Functional and Oncologic Outcomes in Patients after Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy - A Propensity Score Matched Study. Kumar A, Samavedi S, Bates AS, Cuevas CA, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Palmer K, Patel VR.; Eur J Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr 25. pii: S0748-7983(15)00390-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2015.04.006.
  • V4-07 Use of Intra-Operative Indocyanine Green and Firefly® Technology to Visualize the “Landmark Artery” for Nerve-Sparing Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy Anup Kumar, Srinivas Samavedi, Anthony Bates, Rafael Coelho, Bernardo Rocco, Jeff Marquinez, Cathy Jenson, Kenneth Palmer, Vipul Patel, The Journal of Urology, April 2015 Volume 193, Issue 4, Supplement, Page E406
  • Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy? Kang SG, Schatloff O, Haidar AM, Samavedi S, Palmer KJ, Cheon J, Patel VR; J Sex Med. 2015 Jun;12(6):1490-6. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12844.
  • Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Propensity-Matched Study of Perioperative, Oncological and Functional Outcomes A.S. Bates, S. Samavedi, A. Kumar, V. Mouraviev, B. Rocco, R. Coelho, K. Palmer, V.R. Patel; Eur J Surg Oncol (2015),
  • Dehydrated Human Amniotic Membrane Allograft Nerve Wrap Around the Prostatic Neurovascular Bundle Accelerates Early Return to Continence and Potency Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Propensity Score–Matched Analysis Vipul R. Patel, Srinivas Samavedi, Anthony S. Bates, Anup Kumar, Rafael Coelho, Bernardo Rocco, Kenneth Palmer; Eur Urol (2015),
  • Clinical Prospects of Long Non-Coding RNAs as Novel Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Prostate Cancer Perera R., Mouraviev, V., Bongyong Lee, Vipul Patel, David Albala, Truls E Bjerklund Johansen, Alan Partin, and Ashley Ross, Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases (2015), 1–7
  • Current Status of Robotic Simulators in Acquisition of Robotic Surgical Skills Anup Kumar, Roger Smith, and Vipul R. Patel; Curr Opin Urol 2015, 25:168–174
  • Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Allograft Nerve Wrap Around the Prostatic Neurovascular Bundle Accelerates Early Return to Continence and Potency Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Propensity Score-Matched Analysis. Patel VR, Samavedi S, Bates AS, Kumar A, Coelho R, Rocco B, Palmer K. Eur Urol. 2015 Jun;67(6):977-80. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.01.012. PMID: 25613153 [PubMed]
  • Surgical Margin Length and Location Affect Recurrence Rates After Robotic Prostatectomy. Dev HS, Wiklund P, Patel V, Parashar D, Palmer K, Nyberg T, Skarecky D, Neal DE, Ahlering T, Sooriakumaran P. Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar;33(3): 109.e7-13. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2014.11.005. PMID: 25512161 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Handling Difficult Anastomosis. Tips and Tricks in Obese Patients and Narrow Pelvis. Samavedi S, Abdul-Muhsin H, Pigilam S, Sivaraman A, Patel VR. Indian J Urol. 2014 Oct;30(4):418-22. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.142070. PMID: 25378824 [PubMed]
  • Fundamentals of Robotic Surgery: A Course of Basic Robotic Surgery Skills Based Upon A 14-Society Consensus Template of Outcomes Measures and Curriculum Development. Smith R, Patel V, Satava R. Int J Med Robot. 2014 Sep;10(3):379-84. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1559. PMID: 24277315 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Surgical Learning Curve for Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Experience of a Single Surgeon with 500 Cases in Taiwan, China. Ou YC, Yang CK, Chang KS, Wang J, Hung SW, Tung MC, Tewari AK, Patel VR; Asian J Androl. 2014 Sep-Oct;16(5):728-34. doi: 10.4103/1008-682X.128515.PMID:24830691.
  • Assessment of Virtual Reality Robotic Simulation Performance by Urology Resident Trainees. Ruparel RK, Taylor AS, Patel J, Patel VR, Heckman MG, Rawal B, Leveillee RJ, Thiel DD.; J Surg Educ. 2014 May-Jun;71(3):302-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.09.009. PMID: 24797844 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Prostate cancer: Superior Outcomes after a Long Learning Curve with RARP Vipul Patel and Srinivas Samavedi Nat. Rev. Urol. advance online publication 4 February 2014; doi:10.1038/nrurol.2014.10 PMID: 24492435 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Tube 3 Module Designed for Practicing Vesicourethral Anastomosis in A Virtual Reality Robotic Simulator: Determination of Face, Content, And Construct Validity. Kang SG, Cho S, Kang SH, Haidar AM, Samavedi S, Palmer KJ, Patel VR, Cheon J. Urology. 2014 Aug;84(2):345-50. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.05.005. PMID: 24975707 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE
  • Long Noncoding RNAs as Putative Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer Detection Bongyong Lee, Joseph Mazar, Muhammad N. Aftab, Feng Qi, John Shelley, Jian-Liang Li, Subramaniam Govindarajan, Felipe Valerio, Inoel Rivera, Tadzia Thurn, Tien Anh Tran, Darian Kameh, Vipul Patel, and Ranjan J. Perera Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 2
  • Perioperative and Early Oncological Outcomes After Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP) In Morbidly Obese Patients: A Propensity Score-Matched Study. Abdul-Muhsin H, Giedelman C, Samavedi S, Schatloff O, Coelho R, Rocco B, Palmer K, Ebra G, Patel V. BJU Int. 2014 Jan;113(1):84-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2013.11798.x. PMID: 23461310 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Assessment of Robotic Simulation by Trainees in Residency Programs of the Southeastern Section of the American Urologic Association. Thiel DD, Patel VR, Larson T, Lannen A, Leveillee R.; J Surg Educ. 2013 Sep-Oct;70(5):571-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.04.014 PMID: 24016366 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Proposal of a Method to Assess and Report the Extent of Residual Neurovascular Tissue Present in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens. Schatloff O, Kameh D, Giedelman C, Samavedi S, Abdul-Muhsin H, Coelho RF, Kang SG, Palmer KJ, Patel VR.; BJU Int. 2013 Aug;112(4): E301-6. doi: 10.1111/bju.12038. PMID: 23601173 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Impact of Robotic Surgery in Urology. Giedelman CA, Abdul-Muhsin H, Schatloff O, Palmer K, Lee L, Sanchez-Salas R, Cathelineau X, Dávila H, Cavelier L, Rueda M, Patel V.; Actas Urol Esp. 2013 Apr 22. doi:pii: S0210-4806(13)00055-7.10.1016/j.acuro.2012.11.015.
  • Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy.  Abdul-Muhsin H, Samavedi S, Pereira C, Palmer K, and Patel V.; BJU Int. 2013 Apr.11 1(4):686-7. doi: 10.1111/bju.12073. PMID: 23551443 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Step-by-Step Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy BJU International Journal; BJU-2013-0129, Jan 2013
  • Retrograde Versus Antegrade Nerve-Sparing during Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Which is better for Achieving Early Functional Recovery? Ko YH, Coelho RF, Sivaraman A, Schatloff O, Chauhan S, Abdul-Muhsin HM, Carrion RJ, Palmer KJ, Cheon J, Patel VR.; Eur Urol. 2013 Jan; 63(1):169-77. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2012.09.051. PMID: 23092543 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Trifecta Outcome in 300 Consecutive Cases of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy According to D'Amico Risk Criteria. Ou YC, Yang CK, Wang J, Hung SW, Cheng CL, Tewari AK, Patel VR.; Eur J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jan;39(1):107-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2012.10.003.
  • Current Status of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Progress is Inevitable, Patel VR, Sivaraman A. Oncology (Williston Park). 2012 Jul;26(7):616-9, 622. No abstract available. PMID: 22888560 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Current Status of Salvage Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy for Radiorecurrent Prostate Cancer. Rocco B, Cozzi G, Spinelli MG, Grasso A, Varisco D, Coelho RF, Patel VR. Curr Urol Rep. 2012 Jun;13(3):195-201. doi: 10.1007/s11934-012-0245-1. PMID: 22430278 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Anatomic Grading of Nerve Sparing During Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Schatloff O, Chauhan S, Sivaraman A, Kameh D, Palmer KJ, Patel VR. Eur Urol. 2012 Apr;61(4):796-802. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.12.048. PMID: 22230713 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Systematic Review of Methods for Reporting Combined Outcomes after Radical Prostatectomy and Proposal of a Novel System: The Survival, Continence, and Potency (SCP) Classification. Ficarra V, Sooriakumaran P, Novara G, Schatloff O, Briganti A, Van der Poel H, Montorsi F, Patel V, Tewari A, Mottrie A.; Eur Urol. 2012 Mar; 61(3):541-8. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.11.042.
  • Cavernosal Nerve Preservation During Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy Is a Graded Rather Than an All-Or-None Phenomenon: Objective Demonstration by Assessment of Residual Nerve Tissue on Surgical Specimens. Schatloff O, Chauhan S, Kameh D, Valero R, Ko YH, Sivaraman A, Coelho RF, Marquinez J, Palmer KJ, Patel VR. Urology. 2012 Mar;79(3):596-600. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.11.029. PMID: 22386406 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Role of the Prostatic Vasculature as Landmark for Nerve-Sparing during Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy Patel VR, Schatloff O, Chauhan S, Sivaraman A, Valero R, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Palmer KJ, Kameh D.; Eur Urol. 2012 Mar;61(3):571-6. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.12.047. PMID: 22225830 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Does the Presence of Median Lobe Affect Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy? Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Guglielmetti GB, Orvieto MA, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Coughlin G, Hassan RE, Dall'oglio MF, Patel VR. J Endourol. 2012 Mar;26(3):264-70. doi: 10.1089/end.2011.0132. PMID: 22050508 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Dismembered Pyeloplasty for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: A Multi-Institutional Experience A Sivaraman, RJ Leveillee, Mb Patel, S Chauhan, V Patel; Urology. 2012 Feb; 79(2):351-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.10.019. PMID: 22173173 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Factors Affecting Return of Continence 3 Months after Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Analysis from a Large, Prospective Data by a Single Surgeon. Ko YH, Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Sivaraman A, Schatloff O, Cheon J, Patel VR.; J Urol. 2012 Jan; 187(1):190-4. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.09.037. PMID: 22114811 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Recent Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Bernardo Rocco, Giancarlo Albo, Rafael Coelho Ferreira, Matteo Spinelli, Gabriele Cozzi, Paolo Dell’Orto, Vipul Patel and Francesco Rocco; Ther Adv Urol. 2011 Dec;3(6):263-72. doi: 10.1177/1756287211426301. PMID: 22164196 [PubMed]
  • Optimizing Outcomes of Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy, Coelho, R, Patel, V.; Minimally Invasive Urology- Endourology & Video Laparoscopy, 2nd ed, SBU/RJ Dec 2011
  • Oncological and Functional Outcomes After Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy: Critical Review of Current Status. Orvieto MA, DeCastro GJ, Trinh QD, Jeldres C, Katz MH, Patel VR, Zorn KC. Urology. 2011 Nov;78(5):977-84. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.04.073. PMID: 21890182 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Does the Presence of Median Lobe Affect Perioperative Outcomes, Positive Surgical Margin Rates and Early Continence Outcomes after Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy? Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Guglielmetti GB, Orvieto MA, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Coughlin G, Hassan RE, Patel VR.; J Endourol. 2011 Nov 3.
  • Trans Rectal Biopsies and Radical Prostatectomy. Schatloff O, Patel V.; Rev Med Chil. 2011 Sep; 139(9):1242. doi: /S0034 98872011000900021. PMID: 22215408 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotically speaking: Experts consider the current and future state of robotic surgery. Interview by Kevin D. Blanchet. Cadeddu J, Herman M, Lepor H, Lotan Y, Mottrie A, Patel V, Pruthi R, Rane A, Smith JA Jr. BJU Int. 2011 Sep;108(6): ii-vii. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.10585. x. No abstract available. PMID: 21884351 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Words of wisdom: Re: A prospective, non-randomized trial comparing robot-assisted laparoscopic and retropubic radical prostatectomy in one European institution. Patel V. Eur Urol. 2011 Sep;60(3):599-600. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.06.015. No abstract available.  PMID: 21806915 [PubMed]
  • Modified Technique of Robotic-Assisted Simple Prostatectomy: Advantages of a Vesico-Urethral Anastomosis. Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Orvieto MA, Rocco B, Coughlin G, Patel VR.; BJU Int. 2011 Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.010401. x. PMID: 21851543 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Posterior Rhabdosphincter Reconstruction during Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Results from a Phase II Randomized Clinical Trial. Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Patel VR; Eur Urol. 2011 Jul; 60(1):180-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.04.018. No abstract available. PMID: 21640696 [PubMed]
  • Robotic Surgery: History and Teaching Impact. Valero R, Ko YH, Chauhan S, Schatloff O, Sivaraman A, Coelho RF, Ortega F, Palmer KJ, Sanchez-Salas R, Davila H, Cathelineau X, Patel VR; Actas Urol Esp. 2011 Jun 20.
  • Positive Surgical Margins after Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Multi-Institutional Study. Patel VR, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Orvieto M, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Kameh D, Santoro L, Coughlin GD, Liss M, Jeong W, Malcolm J, Stern JM, Sharma S, Zorn KC, Shikanov S, Shalhav AL, Zagaja GP, Ahlering TE, Rha KH, Albala DM, Fabrizio MD, Lee DI, Chauhan; J Urol. 2011 Aug;186(2):511-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.03.112. PMID: 21680001 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Learning Curve of Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy with 60 Initial Cases by a Single Surgeon. Ou YC, Yang CR, Wang J, Cheng CL, Patel VR; Asian J Surg. 2011 Apr;34(2):74-80. doi: 10.1016/S1015-9584(11)60023-7. PMID: 21723470 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • To Infinity and Beyond: The Robotic Toy Story. Patel VR, Sivaraman A.; Eur Urol. 2011 Aug;60(2):266-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.05.027. No abstract available. PMID: 21621320 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Preliminary Analysis of the Feasibility and Safety of Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy after Radiation Failure: Multi-Institutional Perioperative and Short-Term Functional Outcomes. Chauhan S, Patel MB, Coelho R, Liss M, Rocco B, Sivaraman AK, Palmer KJ, Coughlin GD, Ferrigni RG, Castle EP, Ahlering TE, Parra-Davila E, Patel VR; J Endourol. 2011 Jun; 25(6):1013-9. doi: 10.1089/end.2010.0564. PMID: 21568696 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Incidence of Lymphoceles after Robot-Assisted Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection. Orvieto MA, Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Patel VR; BJU Int. 2011 Apr 12. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10094.x. PMID: 21489117 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Influence of Modified Posterior Reconstruction of the Rhabdosphincter on Early Recovery of Continence and Anastomotic Leakage Rates after Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Coughlin G, Patel VR; Eur Urol. 2011 Jan;59(1):72-80. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2010.08.025. PMID: 20801579 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Learning Curve for Reducing Complications of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy by a Single Surgeon. Ou YC, Yang CR, Wang J, Yang CK, Cheng CL, Patel VR, Tewari AK; BJU Int. 2010 Nov 2. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09847.x. PMID: 21050363 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Continence, Potency and Oncological Outcomes after Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Early Trifecta Results of a High-Volume Surgeon. Patel VR, Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Sivaraman A, Coughlin G; BJU Int. 2010 Sep;106(5):696-702. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09541.x. Epub 2010 Aug 12. PMID: 20707793 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Early Complication Rates in A Single-Surgeon Series Of 2500 Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomies: Report Applying a Standardized Grading System. Coelho RF, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Moniz RR, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Coughlin G, Patel VR. Eur Urol. 2010 Jun;57(6):945-52. doi: 10.1016/ j.eururo. 2010.02.001. PMID: 20181424 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Learning Curve of First 100 Cases. Ou YC, Yang CR, Wang J, Cheng CL, Patel VR. Int J Urol. 2010 Jul;17(7):635-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2010.02546.x. PMID: 20438586 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Pentafecta: A New Concept for Reporting Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy- V. Patel, A. Sivaraman, R. Coelho, S. Chauhan, K. Palmer, M. Orvieto, I. Camacho, G. Coughlin, B. Rocco; Eur Urol. 2011 May;59(5):702-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.01.032. PMID: 21296482 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Low Quality of Evidence for Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: What About the Evidence for Open? Patel VR. Eur Urol. 2010 Jun;57(6):941-2; discussion 943-4. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2010.02.017. No abstract available. PMID: 20188457 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Predictive Factors for Positive Surgical Margins and Their Locations After Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy. Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Patel VR. Eur Urol. 2010 Jun;57(6):1022-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2010.01.040. PMID: 20163911 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Retropubic, Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: A Critical Review of Outcomes Reported by High-Volume Centres, Vipul Patel, Bernardo Rocco, Kenneth J. Palmer, Marcelo Orvieto, Rafael Coelho, Sanket Chauhan; Journal of Endourology
  • Biopsy Related Prostate Status Does Not Affect the Clinicopathological Outcome of Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy. Choi H, Ko YH, Kang SG, Kang SH, Park HS, Cheon J, Patel VR. Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Dec;41(4):205-10. doi: 10.4143/crt.2009.41.4.205. PMID: 20057965 [PubMed]
  • The Advanced Learning Curve in Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multi-Institutional Survey. Lavery HJ, Samadi DB, Thaly R, Albala D, Ahlering T, Shalhav A, Wiklund P, Tewari A, Fagin R, Costello AJ, Coughlin G, Patel VR. J Robot Surg. 2009 Oct;3(3):165. doi: 10.1007/s11701-009-0154-6. PMID: 27638373 [PubMed]
  • Modified Transverse Plication for Bladder Neck Reconstruction During Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy. Lin VC, Coughlin G, Savamedi S, Palmer KJ, Coelho RF, Patel VR. BJU Int. 2009 Sep;104(6):878-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2009.08784.x. No abstract available.  PMID: 19706036 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Effects of Steep Trendelenburg Positioning on Intraocular Pressure During Robotic Radical Prostatectomy. Awad H, Santilli S, Ohr M, Roth A, Yan W, Fernandez S, Roth S, Patel V. Anesth Analg. 2009 Aug;109(2):473-8. doi: 10.1213/ane.0b013e3181a9098f. PMID: 19608821 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Periurethral Suspension Stitch During Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Description of The Technique and Continence Outcomes. Patel VR, Coelho RF, Palmer KJ, Rocco B.  Eur Urol. 2009 Sep;56(3):472-8. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2009.06.007.  PMID: 19560260 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Prostate Hyperplasia, Benign. eMedicine from WebMD. Leveillee RJ, Patel VR, Bird VG, Moore CR; Updated June 08, 2009.
  • Evolution of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Orvieto, MA, Patel, VR; Scand J Surg Special Issue No. 2/2009 June
  • The Use of High Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography to Evaluate Robotic Radical Prostatectomy Specimens. Dangle PP, Shah KK, Kaffenberger B, Patel VR. Int Braz J Urol. 2009 May-Jun;35(3):344-53. PMID: 19538770 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Comparison of Robotic-Assisted Versus Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy Performed by a Single Surgeon. Ou YC, Yang CR, Wang J, Cheng CL, Patel VR. Anticancer Res. 2009 May;29(5):1637-42. PMID: 19443379 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Does Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Enable to Obtain Adequate Oncological and Functional Outcomes During the Learning Curve? From the Korean Experience. Ko YH, Ban JH, Kang SH, Park HS, Lee JG, Yoon DK, Kim JJ, Cheon J, Patel VR. Asian J Androl. 2009 Mar;11(2):167-75. doi: 10.1038/aja.2008.52. PMID: 19151734 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Athermal Early Retrograde Release of the Neurovascular Bundle During Nerve-Sparing Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy. Coughlin G, Dangle PP, Palmer KJ, Samavedi S, Patel VR. J Robot Surg. 2009 Mar;3(1):13-7. doi: 10.1007/s11701-009-0127-9. PMID: 27628447 [PubMed]
  • Robotics in Surgery. Patel VR, Tammela T, Rannikko A. Scand J Surg. 2009;98(2):71. No abstract available.  PMID: 19799043 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Building a Robotic Program. Patel VR, Tammela T, Rannikko A., Scand J Surg. 2009;98(2):71
  • Role of Image Guidance Systems during NOTES Journal of Endourology, Nov/Dec 2008
  • Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Perioperative Outcomes of 1500 Cases. Patel VR, Palmer KJ, Coughlin G, Samavedi S. J Endourol. 2008 Oct;22(10):2299-305. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.9711. PMID: 18837657 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic Equipment Malfunction During Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multi-Institutional Study. Lavery HJ, Thaly R, Albala D, Ahlering T, Shalhav A, Lee D, Fagin R, Wiklund P, Dasgupta P, Costello AJ, Tewari A, Coughlin G, Patel VR. J Endourol. 2008 Sep;22(9):2165-8. doi: 10.1089/end.2007.0407. PMID: 18811574 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy by a Single Surgeon in Taiwan: Experience with the Initial 30 Cases. Ou YC, Yang CR, Wang J, Cheng CL, Patel VR. J Robot Surg. 2008 Sep;2(3):173-9. doi: 10.1007/s11701-008-0107-5. PMID: 27628256 [PubMed]
  • Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy. Palmer KJ, Shah K, Samavedi S, Coughlin G, Patel VR. J Endourol. 2008 Sep;22(9):2073-7; discussion 2079. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.9741. No abstract available.  PMID: 18811546 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Ureteral Re-Implantation with Psoas Hitch: A Multi-Institutional, Multinational Evaluation. Patil NN, Mottrie A, Sundaram B, Patel VR. Urology. 2008 Jul;72(1):47-50; discussion 50. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2007.12.097. PMID: 18384858 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Nomenclature of Robotic Procedures in Urology. Castle EP, Lee D; Working Group of Urologic Robotic Surgeons Scientific Committee. J Endourol. 2008 Jul;22(7):1467-70. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.0197. PMID: 18613788 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Re: Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Omitting A Pelvic Drain. Patel V. Int Braz J Urol. 2008 May-Jun;34(3):366-7; author reply 367-9. No abstract available.  PMID: 18601768 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • The Second World Robotic Urology Symposium. Patel VR. J Robot Surg. 2008 May;2(1):1. doi: 10.1007/s11701-007-0048-4. No abstract available.  PMID: 27637209 [PubMed]
  • [First 24 Japanese Cases of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Using the DaVinci Surgical System]. Yoshioka K, Hatano T, Nakagami Y, Ozu C, Horiguchi Y, Sakamoto N, Yonov H, Ohno Y, Ohori M, Tachibana M, Patel VR. Hinyokika Kiyo. 2008 May;54(5):333-8; discussion 339. Japanese.  PMID: 18546856 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Launching a Successful Robotic Surgery Program. Palmer KJ, Lowe GJ, Coughlin GD, Patil N, Patel VR. J Endourol. 2008 Apr;22(4):819-24. doi: 10.1089/end.2007.9824. PMID: 18419223 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: A Review of Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction. Patel, V., Patil, N., Coughlin, G., Dangle, P., Palmer, KJ; Journal of Robotic Surgery Vol.1, No.4. Feb 2008
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches and Management of Prostate Cancer. Gonzalgo ML, Patil N, Su LM, Patel VR. Urol Clin North Am. 2008 Aug;35(3):489-504, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2008.05.007. PMID: 18761202 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: An Athermal Anterior Approach to The Seminal Vesicle Dissection. Kalan S, Coughlin G, Palmer KJ, Patel VR. J Robot Surg. 2008 Dec;2(4):223-6. doi: 10.1007/s11701-008-0117-3. PMID: 27637791 [PubMed]
  • Resident Experience with Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: The Ohio State University Experience, Box, Geoffrey; Dangle, Pankaj; Shah, Ketul; Patel, V.; J. Endourology
  • A Computerized Analysis of Robotic vs. Laparoscopic Task Performance, Narula, VK., Watson, WC., Davis, SS., Hinshaw, K., Needleman, BJ., Mikami, DJ., Hazey, JW., Winston, JH., Muscarella, P., Rubin, M., Patel, V., Melvin, WS.; Surg Endosc. 2007 Dec; 21(12):2258-61.
  • Robotic Prostatectomy: An Opportunity, Patel, V.; Int J Clin Prac, December 2007, 61, 12, 2132-2134.
  • Robotic Surgery: India Is Not Ready Yet. Patel V. Indian J Urol. 2007 Jul;23(3):244-5. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.33717. No abstract available. PMID: 19718322 [PubMed]
  • Journal of Robotic Surgery: Introducing the New Publication. Patel V, Notarmarco C. J Robot Surg. 2007;1(1):1-2. No abstract available. PMID: 25484932 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy; A Review of the Current State of Affairs, Patel, V, Shah, K, Thaly, R; International Journal of Clinical Practice. 2007 Dec;61(12):2133-4
  • A Computerized Analysis of Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Task Performance. Narula VK, Watson WC, Davis SS, Hinshaw K, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Hazey JW, Winston JH, Muscarella P, Rubin M, Patel V, Melvin WS. Surg Endosc. 2007 Dec;21(12):2258-61. PMID: 17522931 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Application of Advanced Technology in Improving Prostate Cancer Surgical Outcomes: An Academic Medical Center’s Approach. Patel, V., Shah, K., Palmer, K., Coughlin, G.; Newsletter of the Société Internationale d’Urologie. June 2007.
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Involving the Prostate: Presentation, Course, and Therapeutic Approach. Arce-Lara C, Shah MH, Jimenez RE, Patel VR, Benson DM Jr, Clinton SK, Monk JP. Urology. 2007 Jun;69(6):1209.e5-7. PMID: 17572224 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Functional Outcomes, Coughlin, GD., Palmer, KJ. Shah, K., Patel, VR; Arch Esp Urol. 2007 May;60(4):408-18
  • Robotically Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: A Transatlantic Comparison of Techniques and Outcomes. Chammas MF Jr, Hubert J, Patel VR. BJU Int. 2007 May;99(5):1113-7. PMID: 17437442 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Outcomes of 500 Cases. Patel VR, Thaly R, Shah K. BJU Int. 2007 May;99(5):1109-12. PMID: 17437441 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: The Ohio State University Technique. Patel VR, Shah KK, Thaly RK, Lavery H. J Robot Surg. 2007 Mar;1(1):51-9. doi: 10.1007/s11701-007-0018-x. PMID: 27638509 [PubMed]
  • Development of a Robotic Program: An Asian Experience. R.M. Sahabbudin, T. Arni, N. Ashani, K. Arumuga, S. Rajenthran, S. Murali, V. Patel, A. Hemal, and M. Menon; World Journal of Urology. April 2006.
  • A Comparison Between Ureteral Replacements Using a Transverse Tabularized Colonic Tube or Ileal Ureter: Experimental Study in Dogs. Patel, V.; Gosalbez, R.; and Castelland, M.; JL Pediatric Surgery. 2006 Apr; 41 (4): 799-803
  • Robotic Surgery in Urology. Patel, V., Shah, S. Thaly, R.; Contemporary Urology. March 2006.
  • Essential Elements to the Establishment and Design of a Successful Robotic Surgery Programme. Patel VR. Int J Med Robot. 2006 Mar;2(1):28-35. PMID: 17520611 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy in The Community Setting--The Learning Curve and Beyond: Initial 200 Cases. Patel VR, Tully AS, Holmes R, Lindsay J. J Urol. 2005 Jul;174(1):269-72. PMID: 15947662 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Non-Narcotic Radical Prostatectomy. Patel, V.; Surgery News. January 2005
  • Robotic Dismembered Pyeloplasty for the Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Patel V.; Indian J Urol 2005; 21:97-101
  • Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Dismembered Pyeloplasty. Patel V. Urology. 2005 Jul;66(1):45-9. PMID: 15992879 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty and Flexible Nephroscopy: Simultaneous Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction and Nephrolithiasis. Ball AJ, Leveillee RJ, Patel VR, Wong C. JSLS. 2004 Jul-Sep;8(3):223-8. PMID: 15347108 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Limitations of Non-Contrast CT for Measuring Ureteral Stones. Van Appledorn S, Ball AJ, Patel VR, Kim S, Leveillee RJ. J Endourol. 2003 Dec;17(10):851-4; discussion 854. PMID: 14744347 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Estimation of Acute Blood Loss in the Anticoagulated Rabbit model using 3 modalities of radio frequency energy ablation, Ball AJ, Leveillee RJ, Hoey MF, Patel VR, Kim SS; J Urol. 2003 Sep;170(3):970-4
  • Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for Stage T1 And Large Stage T2 Renal Tumors. Patel VR, Leveillee RJ. J Endourol. 2003 Aug;17(6):379-83. PMID: 12965063 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Estimation of Acute Blood Loss in The Anticoagulated Rabbit Model Using 3 Modalities of Radio Frequency Energy Ablation. Ball AJ, Leveillee RJ, Hoey MF, Patel VR, Kim SS. J Urol. 2003 Sep;170(3):970-4. PMID: 12913752 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Leveillee, R; Patel, V; Bird, V.; E-medicine online physician reference textbook.
  • Options for Ureteral Replacement, Patel, V; Gosalbez, R. British Journal of Urology; May 2000.
  • Wet Radiofrequency Ablation of the Rabbit Kidney, Acute and Chronic Observations, Patel, V.; Leveillee, R; Hoey, M.; Hulbert, J. Journal of Endourology; V14 March 2000
  • Neoadjuvant Androgen Deprivation Prior to Radical Prostatectomy, Patel, V; Leveillee, R; E-Medicine online physician reference textbook.
  • Testis Biopsies Frequently Demonstrate Sperm in Men with Azoospermia and Significantly Elevated FSH Levels, Kim, E; Patel, V; Lipshultz, L.; Journal of Urology January 1996, V157, and 144-146.
  • Mapping of the Song Control System in Song Birds, Bootjer, S.; Patel, V.; Journal of Neuroscience; February 1992.
International Accomplishments

A World of Experience

Dr. Patel is an internationally respected leader who has traveled around the world teaching and performing minimally invasive robotic prostatectomy surgery. His international accomplishments include performing robotic prostatectomy surgery on 6 of the 7 continents around the globe. The list of destinations that he has performed and taught surgery reaches as far north as Montreal, Canada and extends as far south as Buenas Aires, Argentina. His experiences span the globe from Lisbon, Portugal to Moscow, Russia and many prestigious cities in between.

Locations Dr. Patel Has Taught or Performed Surgery

Canada South America Europe United States Africa Australia South Asia Asia Russia
Montreal Cancun, Mexico Stockholm, Sweden Alabama Luanda, Angola Brisbane Doha, Qatar Beijing, China Moscow
  Guadalajara, Mexico Zurich, Switzerland California Johamnesburg, South Africa Adelaide Mumbai, India Chongqing, China  
  Mexico City, Mexico Amsterdam, Netherlands Connecticut   Sydney New Delhi, India Shanghai, China  
  Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Copenhagen, Denmark Florida   Melbourne Ahmadabad, India Xian, China  
  San Juan, Puerto Rico Prague, Czechoslovakia Georgia     Pune, India Busan, South Korea  
  Panama City, Panama Venice and Rome, Italy Hawaii       Seol, South Korea  
  Cartagena, and Bogota, Columbia Turin and Milan, Italy Illinois       Tokyo, Japan  
  Caracas, Venezuela Padova, Italy Louisiana       Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
  Natal and Salvador-Bahia, Brazil Istanbul, Turkey Maryland       Taipei, Taiwan  
  Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Bilbao and Seville, Spain Massachusetts          
  Salvador-Bahia, Brazil Madrid, Spain Minnesota          
  Florianopolis, Brazil Barcelona, Spain Missouri          
  Lima, Peru Brussels, and Bruges, Belgium Nevada          
  Santiago, Chile Lisbon, Portugal New York          
  Buenos Aires, Argentina Paris, France North Carolina          
    London, England North Dakota          
    Hamburg, Germany Ohio          
    Leipzig, Germany Pennsylvania          
    Athens, Greece South Carolina          

Thessaloniki, Greece

    Galway, Ireland Washington          
      Washington D.C.          

Traveling for Experience

Dr. Patel’s achievements have gained the attention of patients from all over the world. Countless people have traveled across the globe for his expertise and pioneering work in the field of minimally invasive robotic prostatectomy surgery. He has operated in over 60 locations around the world, with most surgeries taking place throughout North America, South America, and Europe.