HCA Florida Mercy Hospital announced the addition of Neel Patel, M.D., D.M.D., a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, as well as Microvascular and Microneural Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Patel will lead the Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery program at Mercy Hospital.

Building upon the facility’s oncology practice, Dr. Patel will provide specialty care in the treatment of all types of head and neck cancers, as well as provide advanced reconstructive surgical techniques for complex oral and facial abnormalities, facial esthetic problems, craniofacial trauma, motor (i.e. facial reanimation surgery) and sensory nerve repair and reconstruction, as well as treatment of benign head and neck tumors and other conditions such as osteoradionecrosis and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws.

Dr. Patel completed his fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology as well as Microvascular and Microneural Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Health System.