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Ankur M. Patel, DO, MPH

expertise

advanced pediatric ENT

bio

Dr. Ankur Patel is a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist at Dayton Children's Hospital. Prior to his arrival at Dayton Children's he was faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles where he maintained a busy practice that ranged from the simple to complex.  Dr. Patel grew up in Dayton and returned due the new and exciting opportunities at Dayton Children's.

Special Interests: Hearing loss, thyroid surgery, congenital neck masses, disorders of the airway, sleep apnea, swallowing disorders.

meet Dr. Patel

Check out this short video to learn more about Dr. Patel and his work here at Dayton Children's! 

education and training

  • medical school: Ohio University
  • residency: Ohio University, otolaryngology head & neck surgery
  • Internship: Ohio University
  • fellowship: Pediatric otolaryngology, Pittsburgh Children's Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • board certification: Otolaryngology head & neck surgery

publications and presentations

  • “Functional magnetic resonance imaging of hearing-impaired children under sedation before cochlear implantation” Patel AM, Cahill LD, Ret J, Schmithorst V, Choo D, Holland S. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg

awards, honors and organizations

  • Top Doctors, Pasadena Magazine

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I love working with kids and families to help them through any problems they may they have. I also enjoy the team approach to medicine and working with other specialties to provide comprehensive care to our patients.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

it provides the best possible care to children in the Dayton area.


Dayton Children's is special because...

we provide comprehensive patient centered care.


ratings and reviews
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Dayton Survey

Loved Dr Patel and the kindness and sincerity he showed us. We greatly appreciated his patience with us.

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Patel was very informative. He didn’t talk above our heads and he knew his stuff!!

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Patel was very easy going and knowledgeable. He was careful with his words to listen to our concerns as well as recommend on-going assessment as opposed to just going the surgical route by "preference". Also, his exam of my child was a positive experience for him, so that is all I can ask for. Please share this him!

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Dayton Survey

Excellent service. I couldn’t be more pleased.

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