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 to 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!
schedule an appointment
Schedule for any non-urgent ear, nose and throat health issues, like chronic ear infections or nose bleeds.
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
He was very friendly, attentive and took all the time we needed. He helped us to make sure we understood clearly and were in agreement with his recommendations.
Everyone we met that day was very friendly and helpful. Dr. Patel is very nice and took time to carefully explain everything to me and answer our questions. I would definitely recommend.
Loved Dr Patel and the kindness and sincerity he showed us. We greatly appreciated his patience with us.