Mayur B. Patel, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Professional Development, Department of Surgery

Dr. Mayur B. Patel is a board-certified trauma surgeon and an Associate Professor of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Patel has clinical expertise in brain neurotrauma and cares for patients in the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Patel’s research interests focus on brain dysfunction and critical illness, including the impact of delirium on long-term cognition and the relationship between delirium and dementia among intensive care unit survivors.  

Dr. Patel completed medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, a general surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center, a trauma surgery research fellowship at Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, Florida, and a trauma and surgical critical care clinical fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He also completed a master in public health degree at Vanderbilt University. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2010.