01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Shiven B. Patel earned his medical degree from The University of Florida prior to completing his residency at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. After his combined fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute, he completed his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Indiana University. Currently, Dr. Patel practices at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital, through the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Dr. Patel has board certifications in oncology, hematology and internal medicine. He specializes in adult hematology and oncology, focusing on thoracic and thymic cancers in addition to mesothelioma. He participates in both clinical and benchtop research, hoping to drive technological advances that will improve outcomes for his patients.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Oncology

Other Interests & Specialties: Adult hematology, medical oncology, thoracic oncology, head and neck cancer, thyroid cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma and thymic cancers.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine Certifications in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Anderson Scholar, Junior Honors Medical Program, Presidential Ceremony Honoree, Bright Futures Top Scholar Award

Education & Experience:

  • Residency for General Surgery at University of Chicago
  • Fellowship for Thoracic Surgery at University of Chicago
  • Medical Degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
03. Publications


Primary pericardial mesothelioma: Review of two cases. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging. 2004;14(1):21-23.