Malay Patel

Malay Patel

Former Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery at Gujarat University, Dr. Malay Patel now is a vascular-endovascular surgeon and phlebologist in private practice in Ahmedabad, India. He was trained as a general surgeon in Ahmedabad followed by clinical fellowships in vascular surgery at the Methodist Hospital, Houston, USA under Dr. Michael DeBakey and Hope Heart Institute, Seattle, USA under Dr. Lester Sauvage.  He returned to India in 1991.

He was a founding member of the Vascular Society of India and its President from 2003-2005 and Founding President of the Venous Association of India from 2007-2009.

He was the Vice-President of the International Union of Phlebology from 2013-2017 and is now its Assistant General Secretary till 2021.

He is also on the advisory board of the a The European Independent Foundation In Angiology/Vascular Medicine (VAS) and heads their program – "No Venous Ulcers."

His main area of interest for treating arterial insufficiency lies in distal revascularizations for critical limb ischemia and carotid endarterectomy for cerebral ischemia.

His main area of interest in venous insufficiency lies in managing superficial venous reflux with ultrasound guided foam and early treatment of deep venous thrombosis by thromboaspiration and short duration thrombolysis.

He travels extensively for learning and teaching and invited speaker at conferences and workshops worldwide.

He is a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and Indian Journal of Surgery.