Mikin V. Patel, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Dr. Mikin Patel is an Assistant Professor of Vascular and Interventional Radiology in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona. Dr. Patel received his medical degree from the University of Illinois while simultaneously earning his Master of Business Administration degree. He then completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Chicago during which he earned the Hodges award for resident research, the Chien-Tai Lu award for outstanding clinical work in Interventional Radiology, and participated in the AUR Resident Academic Leadership Program. Following his residency, Dr. Patel completed a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Northwestern University. He then joined the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Division at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Patel’s primary clinical interests include management of inferior vena cava filters, treatment of deep and superficial venous disease (including May-Thurner and Paget-Schroetter syndromes), hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and other liver tumors, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, hepatobiliary interventions, and minimally-invasive treatment of uterine fibroids with uterine artery embolization (UAE). His research interests include management of IVC filters, deep venous disease, Yttrium-90 radioembolization, as well as the effect Interventional Radiology has on healthcare quality and economics.

Dr. Patel is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, and the Society of Interventional Radiology.


  • BA: Cornell University - Ithaca, 2007
  • MBA: University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, 2012
  • MD: University of Illinois - Chicago, 2012
Honors and Awards
  • Hodges Resident Research Award, Chicago, 2016
  • Chien-Tai Lu Award for Outstanding Clinical Work in VIR, University of Chicago Medicine - Chicago, 2015
  • Northshore University Health System, Department of Medicine, 2012-2013
  • University of Chicago Medicine, Department of Radiology, 2013-2017
  • Northwestern McGaw Medical Center, Vascular/Interventional Radiology Fellow, 2017-2018

Select Publications


Ahmed, O., V. Wadhwa, K. Patel, M. V. Patel, U. Cenk Turba, and B. Arslan, "Rising Retrieval Rates of Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the United States: Insights From the 2012 to 2016 Summary Medicare Claims Data.", J Am Coll Radiol, 2018 Mar 30.
Ahmed, O., K. Patel, R. Rabei, M. V. Patel, M. Ginsburg, B. Clayton, and B. Arslan, "Hemodialysis Access Maintenance in the Medicare Population: An Analysis Over a Decade of Trends by Provider Specialty and Site of Service.", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. 29, issue 2, pp. 159-169, 2018 02.
Baadh, A. S., M. Patel, K. Patel, and O. Ahmed, "Medical industry at tumor board: Three-years analysis of the open payments database and comparison of oncologic specialties.", J Surg Oncol, vol. 117, issue 4, pp. 551-557, 2018 Mar.


Ahmed, O., M. V. Patel, A. Masrani, B. Chong, M. Osman, J. Tasse, J. Soni, U. Cenk Turba, and B. Arslan, "Assessing Intra-arterial Complications of Planning and Treatment Angiograms for Y-90 Radioembolization.", Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol, vol. 40, issue 5, pp. 704-711, 2017 May.
Ahmed, O., K. Patel, M. V. Patel, A. S. Baadh, S. Madassery, U. Cenk Turba, and T. J. Ward, "Declining National Annual IVC Filter Utilization: An Analysis on the Impact of Societal and Governmental Communications.", Chest, vol. 151, issue 6, pp. 1402-1404, 2017 Jun.