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Ankur M. Patel, DO, MPH

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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.

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

I was extremely grateful for the timeliness of our appointment and the respectful nature of both the nurse and Dr. Patel. Thank you for making our visit stress free!

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Dayton Survey

I couldn't believe how quickly we were attended to everyone we came in contact with from front desk to check in and nurses and the doctor were so caring and nice

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Dayton Survey

Dr Patel is so wonderful. He took extra time to review my daughter’s chart prior to meeting with her and actually found something that was missed by another provider which helped get things rolling in her care. I would recommend him to anyone!!

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Dayton Survey

He was friendly, knowledgeable, and took time to discuss concerns and multiple treatment approaches

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