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Lung Transplant Center: Medical Leadership


Kapilkumar Patel, MD

Medical Director, Center for Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant

Dr. Kapilkumar Patel operates as the medical director of the Center for Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Patel specializes in non-surgical pulmonary transplantation and subspecializes in general pulmonary medicine and pleural disease. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine for critical care medicine, internal medicine, and pulmonary disease. Dr. Patel obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of Lublin and received his fellowship in Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine from Fletcher Allen Health Care. In addition, Dr. Patel is a member of the International Society Heart and Lung Transplant American Thoracic Society. Dr. Patel is known for his positivity, detail orientation, and effective communication with patients.