Dr Dainik Patel undertook his undergraduate medical studies at Saurashtra University, India. He completed his basic physician training at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and advanced training in medical oncology at Flinders Medical Centre, Lyell McEwin Hospital and Royal Adelaide Hospital. He subsequently completed a year of research fellowship in Gastro-Intestinal cancers at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He received certification from the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) after passing the exam at Vienna in 2015.
He has been involved in design and conducting multiple research projects in colorectal cancer, neuroendocrine tumours, lung cancer, glioblastoma, melanoma, geriatric oncology and supportive care.
He currently consults at the Adelaide Cancer Centre and Brian Fricker Oncology Unit (Burnside Hospital). Moreover, he is also undertaking a part-time research fellowship in neuroendocrine tumours at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Dr Patel’s special interests include: gastrointestinal cancers such as colorectal, pancreatic, gastric, oesophageal, liver, neuroendocrine tumours, melanoma, lung and breast cancers.