Vikas Patel

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American Board of Radiology Certified Medical Physicist

Biography
Vikas completed his Bachelor’s and Doctoral degrees in Physics at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His doctoral thesis focused on developing high-resolution 3D rotational micro-angiographic systems, which can be easily implemented on clinical C-arm systems. Vikas joined Global Physics Solutions in Columbus, OH as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist in June, 2009, where he gained extensive clinical experience in performing Physics surveys on CT, Radiographic, Fluoroscopic, Mammographic imaging systems, etc. He also served as a certified radiation expert at various hospitals located in Ohio. Vikas joined Upstate Medical Physics in January, 2011.
Vikas obtained his FDA approval under MQSA regulations in October of 2009, and has been performing annual mammography physics surveys and equipment evaluations ever since. He also has helped various imaging centers and hospitals successfully accredited by the ACR for mammographic and CT imaging systems.
Vikas is involved in performing physics surveys on radiographic, fluoroscopic, and CT imaging systems.  His goal is to develop deeper understanding of modern CT scanners and help the clients achieve best imaging quality standards while minimizing the risks of radiation to the patient.
Vikas is originally from Surat, India. He lived in Buffalo, NY since 2000.
Education 
     Ph.D. Physics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
     B.S. Physics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
 
Certifications, Licenses, and Professional Organizations
     MQSA qualified mammography physicist
     Certified Medical Physicist: OH, IL, WV, KY, MO
     Member:  AAPM

 

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Mammography Supervisor
Crouse Hospital
Syracuse, NY

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