Pravin K. Patel

Clinical Practice and Research Interests

  • Craniofacial surgery / Pediatric plastic surgery
  • Skeletal biomechanical engineering
  • Craniofacial imaging software development

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery
    University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Professor (Adjunct Faculty)
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hospital Appointments

  • Director of CranioMaxillofacial Surgery
    The Craniofacial Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery
  • Chief, Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery
    The Shriners Hospital for Children,
    Chicago, IL, US


  • BS Electrical Engineering/Mathematics(Quantum Electrodynamics)
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Applied Physics / Neurosciences
    Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
  • MD - Hahnemann University School of Medicine,
    Drexel University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania


  • General Surgery
    Mayo Clinic and Graduate School of Medicine
    Rochester, Minnesota
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Northwestern University Medical School
    Chicago, Illinois


  • Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship
    University of California
    Los Angeles, California