Dr. Hejal C. Patel

  • MD
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Spoken languages English


Dr. Hejal Patel is a Radiation Oncologist who has published research in many journals and remains active on the faculty at the University of Alabama’s School of Medicine. In addition to receiving many honors and awards as a physician, he is also a cancer survivor. At age 13, Dr. Patel was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer. Undergoing chemotherapy and surgery at such a young age shaped him into the doctor that he is today. Dr. Patel is dedicated to providing the best patient care and cancer treatment available to all of his Alabama patients.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • GenesisCare - Radiation Oncologist, Dothan, AL

Past position(s)

  • Baptist Health System - Radiation Oncologist, Pensacola, FL



  • University of Alabama, Bachelor's of Science, Birmingham, AL
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL


  • University of Louisville, Radiation Oncology, Chief Resident, Louisville, KY


  • Carraway Methodist Hospital, Birmingham, AL

Expertise And Interests


  • Prostate, Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Skin, Gynecological, Brain, Spine, Head & Neck Malignancies, Sarcomas


Awards and honors

  • USA Today 1st Academic Team, summa cum laude at University of Alabama, University Scholars Award

Hejal Patel's Reviews


based on 326 Ratings 37 Comments


Could have scheduled the scan before the visit that way I wouldn't have to come back twice.


Nothing. It was a very friendly and concerned atmosphere. The doctor was very knowledgeable and most courteous. It treated us as if he had all the time we needed for him and explained things so we could understand.


In the future to go through and explain the things that could go wrong from radiation, instead of just ignoring it, answer simple questions about what to expect and the possibilities that could happen.


everything was professional

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