Krishna Patel, MD, PhD

Krishna Patel, MD, PhD

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
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Specialties: ENT - Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cancer - Head & Neck Tumors
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Krishna Gwynne Patel, MD, PhD

Director, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Krishna G. Patel, M.D., Ph.D. joined the Department of Otolaryngology &- Head and Neck Surgery in August 2008. She is a native of Athens, Georgia and attended Columbia University in New York City for her undergraduate education. She then earned M.D. and Ph.D. degrees through the combined program at the Medical College of Georgia, where she was awarded the Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Patel completed a residency in otolaryngology &- head and neck surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Following residency, she pursued fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of California, Davis.

During both her residency and fellowship training, Dr. Patel participated in volunteer medical trips to third-world countries to provide care to the medically underserved. Her recent trips to Ecuador and El Salvador involved surgically repairing children with cleft lips, cleft palates, and ear deformities. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

As a member of the MUSC faculty, Dr. Patel's focus is in the areas of aesthetic facial plastic surgery, such as rhinoplasties, Botox, and blepharoplasties. Her practice also includes facial reconstructive surgery, facial trauma surgery, and reconstruction of Mohs defects. She is the director of the Craniofacial Anomalies and Cleft Palate Center and participates in the repair of cleft lips and palates. She also serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Patel sees patients in Rutledge Tower on the main campus of MUSC, as well as at off-site locations in Mount Pleasant.

Board Certifications: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

My Offices

  • Map of 2250 Mall Drive in North Charleston
    MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
    2250 Mall Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29406
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    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    SaturdayClosed
    SundayClosed
    After Hours Care M-F 3 PM - 10 PM, Weekends & Holidays 12 PM - 7 PM; Pharmacy M-F 7 AM - 3 PM; Blood Draw/Phlebotomy M-F 7:30 AM - 3 PM; Imaging M-F 7 AM - 5 PM
  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    135 Rutledge Ave
    Charleston, SC 29425
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    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
  • Map of 10 McClennan Banks Drive in Charleston
    MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
    10 McClennan Banks Drive
    Charleston, SC 29425
    US
    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Botox injections
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Congenital ear malformations
  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Facial paralysis
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Hemangiomas
  • Mohs reconstruction
  • Nasal obstruction
Education
  • Residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Fellowship at University of California, Davis Medical Center
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine Medical School
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Female

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