Raxit R. Patel, M.D.

Raxit R. Patel, M.D.

PULMONARY, CRITICAL CARE & INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Raxit Patel specializes in diagnosing and treating pulmonary diseases such as asthma, COPD pulmonary fibrosis, chronic cough and lung cancer. His advanced diagnostic experience includes minimally invasive thoracic procedures, such as, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), bronchoscopy, thoracentesis and transbronchial lung biopsy. Dr. Patel offers a patient-centered care approach, which includes educating his patients and their families about the various treatment options available, including the benefits and consequences, to enable informed decision-making. His special clinical interests include clinical trials involving idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Patel will practices out of our Canton location.


Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of Silesia, Poland

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Augusta University, Augusta, GA
  • Bachelor of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Certifications and Memberships

  • Board Certified, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • Member, American college of Chest Physicians
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, American College of Physicians

Hospital Privileges

  • Northside Hospital — Cherokee

Publications

  • Patel, Raxit MD; Lynn, Kathy C. MD. (2009, August 1). Masquerading Myxoma. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences.
  • Yang, Liuchun; McRae, Reagan; Henary, Maged M.; Patel, Raxit; Lai, Barry; Vogt, Stefan; Fahrni, Christopher J.. (2005, August 9). Imaging of the intracellular topography of copper with a fluorescent sensor and by synchrotron x-ray fluorescence microscopy. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Patel, R., Lynn, K. (2009, March). Left atrial myxoma masquerading as vasculitis. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Georgia Chapter; Savannah, Georgia.