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Dr. Ankit Patel

Dr. Ankit Patel was chosen as Chicago Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2022 in Otolaryngology. Click Here

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Dr. Ankit Patel

Dr. Ankit Patel is a board-certified otolaryngologist with special interest in nasal & sinus disease. He has dedicated his career to providing compassionate care to patients with nasal, allergy, and sinus problems. Dr. Patel’s additional clinical interests include pediatric ENT, thyroid disease, snoring & sleep apnea management, and hearing loss.

Dr. Patel received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with Bronze Tablet honors. Dr. Patel graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, where he received the Alfred Furstenburg award as top graduating otolaryngology student. He then completed his Otolaryngology residency at the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary and was named Chief Resident by his faculty. Dr. Patel subsequently completed a fellowship in Rhinology (Nasal & Sinus disorders) and advanced endoscopic sinus surgery at Stanford University Medical Center.

Dr. Patel has authored numerous medical publications and textbook chapters on sinus disease, and regularly lectures at national ENT meetings regarding sinus care. He is dedicated to providing innovative care for his sinus patients. He has expertise in advanced non-surgical management for nasal & sinus disease, as well as minimally invasive surgical sinus management, nasal polypectomy, endoscopic skull base surgery, minimally invasive tumor resection, and endoscopic cerebrospinal fluid leak repair.

Dr. Patel is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a fellow of the American Rhinologic Society. He is also a member of the American Rhinologic Society, Illinois State Medical Society, and Will-Grundy Medical Society.

Ankit Patel, M.D. has been named to Castle & Connolly's top doctors listing and also received the patient's choice award & compassionate doctor award from vitals.com.

Ankit Patel MD Top Doctor 5 Years in a rowCongratulations to Dr. Patel for being named Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ 5 years in a row!

Dr. Patel has been named the best in American medicine for 5 years in a row - one of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ in his region. 

  • Nominated by Peers
  • Selected by Experts
  • Among the Very Best in His Specialty 

Each year, Dr. Patel's award has been a result of Castle Connolly's extensive nominations process. Only a small percentage of physicians have earned this prestigious recognition for 5 years in a row. This truly indicates that the quality of his medical work is highly regarded. 

Dr. Patel has office hours at our West Joliet and New Lenox locations. 

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