Swati Patel, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Gastroenterology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Albany Medical College (2007)
Graduate School :
  • MS, Union Graduate College (2004)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Union College (NY) (2003)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2008)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (2010)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Gastroenterology (2013)
Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, French
Department: Medicine-Gastroenterology

Publications

  • Patel SG, May FP, Anderson JC, Burke CA, Dominitz JA, Gross SA, Jacobson BC, Shaukat A, Robertson DJ. Updates on Age to Start and Stop Colorectal Cancer Screening: Recommendations From the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. Am J Gastroenterol. 2022 Jan 1;117(1):57-69. PubMed PMID: 34962727
  • Patel SG, May FP, Anderson JC, Burke CA, Dominitz JA, Gross SA, Jacobson BC, Shaukat A, Robertson DJ. Updates on Age to Start and Stop Colorectal Cancer Screening: Recommendations From the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology. 2022 Jan;162(1):285-299. PubMed PMID: 34794816
  • Patel SG, May FP, Anderson JC, Burke CA, Dominitz JA, Gross SA, Jacobson BC, Shaukat A, Robertson DJ. Updates on age to start and stop colorectal cancer screening: recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer. Gastrointest Endosc. 2022 Jan;95(1):1-15. PubMed PMID: 34794803
  • Patel SG, Hampel H, Smith D, Gao D, Cockburn M, Kastrinos F. Advanced adenomas may be a red flag for hereditary cancer syndromes. Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2021 Jan 12;19(1):8. PubMed PMID: 33436027
  • Yen T, Scolaro J, Montminy E, Karlitz JJ, Wani S, Patel SG. Spectrum of Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia and Anticipated Yield of Average-Risk Screening in Veterans Under Age 50. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34800736
  • Montminy EM, Zhou M, Maniscalco L, Penrose H, Yen T, Patel SG, Wu XC, Karlitz JJ. Trends in the Incidence of Early-Onset Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Among Black and White US Residents Aged 40 to 49 Years, 2000-2017. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Nov 1;4(11):e2130433. PubMed PMID: 34751760
  • Zaborowski AM, Abdile A, Adamina M, Aigner F, d'Allens L, Allmer C, Álvarez A, Anula R, Andric M, Atallah S, Bach S, Bala M, Barussaud M, Bausys A, Bebington B, Beggs A, Bellolio F, Bennett MR, Berdinskikh A, Bevan V, Biondo S, Bislenghi G, Bludau M, Boutall A, Brouwer N, Brown C, Bruns C, Buchanan DD, Buchwald P, Burger JWA, Burlov N, Campanelli M, Capdepont M, Carvello M, Chew HH, Christoforidis D, Clark D, Climent M, Cologne KG, Contreras T, Croner R, Daniels IR, Dapri G, Davies J, Delrio P, Denost Q, Deutsch M, Dias A, D'Hoore A, Drozdov E, Duek D, Dunlop M, Dziki A, Edmundson A, Efetov S, El-Hussuna A, Elliot B, Emile S, Espin E, Evans M, Faes S, Faiz O, Fleming F, Foppa C, Fowler G, Frasson M, Figueiredo N, Forgan T, Frizelle F, Gadaev S, Gellona J, Glyn T, Gong J, Goran B, Greenwood E, Guren MG, Guillon S, Gutlic I, Hahnloser D, Hampel H, Hanly A, Hasegawa H, Iversen LH, Hill A, Hill J, Hoch J, Hoffmeister M, Hompes R, Hurtado L, Iaquinandi F, Imbrasaite U, Islam R, Jafari MD, Kanemitsu Y, Karachun A, Karimuddin AA, Keller DS, Kelly J, Kennelly R, Khrykov G, Kocian P, Koh C, Kok N, Knight KA, Knol J, Kontovounisios C, Korner H, Krivokapic Z, Kronberger I, Kroon HM, Kryzauskas M, Kural S, Kusters M, Lakkis Z, Lankov T, Larson D, Lázár G, Lee KY, Lee SH, Lefèvre JH, Lepisto A, Lieu C, Loi L, Lynch C, Maillou-Martinaud H, Maroli A, Martin S, Martling A, Matzel KE, Mayol J, McDermott F, Meurette G, Millan M, Mitteregger M, Moiseenko A, Monson JRT, Morarasu S, Moritani K, Möslein G, Munini M, Nahas C, Nahas S, Negoi I, Novikova A, Ocares M, Okabayashi K, Olkina A, Oñate-Ocaña L, Otero J, Ozen C, Pace U, São Julião GP, Panaiotti L, Panis Y, Papamichael D, Park J, Patel S, Patrón Uriburu JC, Pera M, Perez RO, Petrov A, Pfeffer F, Phang PT, Poskus T, Pringle H, Proud D, Raguz I, Rama N, Rasheed S, Raval MJ, Rega D, Reissfelder C, Reyes Meneses JC, Ris F, Riss S, Rodriguez-Zentner H, Roxburgh CS, Saklani A, Salido AJ, Sammour T, Saraste D, Schneider M, Seishima R... Characteristics of Early-Onset vs Late-Onset Colorectal Cancer: A Review. JAMA Surg. 2021 Sep 1;156(9):865-874. PubMed PMID: 34190968
  • Patel SG, Murphy CC, Lieu CH, Hampel H. Early age onset colorectal cancer. Adv Cancer Res. 2021;151:1-37. PubMed PMID: 34148611
  • Kolb JM, Hu J, DeSanto K, Gao D, Singh S, Imperiale T, Lieberman DA, Boland CR, Patel SG. Early-Age Onset Colorectal Neoplasia in Average-Risk Individuals Undergoing Screening Colonoscopy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Gastroenterology. 2021 Oct;161(4):1145-1155.e12. PubMed PMID: 34119517
  • . Variation in the risk of colorectal cancer in families with Lynch syndrome: a retrospective cohort study. Lancet Oncol. 2021 Jul;22(7):1014-1022. PubMed PMID: 34111421
  • Hamade N, Bhavsar-Burke I, Jansson-Knodell C, Wani S, Patel SG, Ehrlich AC, Paine E, Hosseini-Carroll P, Menard-Katcher P, Fayad N. Virtual Gastroenterology Fellowship Recruitment During COVID-19 and Its Implications for the Future. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 May 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33948756
  • Patel SG, Hampel H, Smith D, Gao D, Cockburn M, Kastrinos F. Advanced adenomas may be a red flag for hereditary cancer syndromes. Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2021 Jan 12;19(1):8. PubMed PMID: 33436027
  • Han S, Obuch JC, Duloy AM, Keswani RN, Hall M, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Menard-Katcher P, Patel SG, Aagard E, Brimhall B, Ahmad A, Alghamdi S, Brown MD, Broy C, Carlin L, Chugh P, Connolly SE, Cooley DM, Cowley K, Di Palma JA, Early DS, Ellert S, Gaumnitz EA, Ghassemi KA, Lebovics E, Lee RH, Lunsford T, Massaad J, Mittal M, Morigeau K, Pietrak S, Piper M, Shah AS, Shapiro A, Sonnier W, Sorrell C, Vignesh S, Woolard S, Wani S. A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Endoscopy Competence Among Gastroenterology Trainees in the Era of the Next Accreditation System. Acad Med. 2020 Feb;95(2):283-292. PubMed PMID: 31335810
  • Patel SG, Lieberman DA. Dennis James Ahnen, MD (November, 1946-August, 2020). Gastroenterology. 2020 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33220255
  • Mun EJ, Ahnen DJ, Patel SG. Watery Diarrhea in a Patient With Metastatic Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32852511
  • Muething L, Wani S, Hall M, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Nguyen-Vu T, Malvar C, Duloy A, Kaltenbach T, Keswani R, Patel SG. Adding efficiency to proficiency: a study of trainee polypectomy efficiency metrics. Endoscopy. 2020 Dec;52(12):1122-1126. PubMed PMID: 32650345
  • Kolb JM, Molmenti CL, Patel SG, Lieberman DA, Ahnen DJ. Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer Tied to Advanced Colorectal Polyps: An Untapped Opportunity to Screen First-Degree Relatives and Decrease Cancer Burden. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Jul;115(7):980-988. PubMed PMID: 32618646
  • Mittal C, Dang D, Stoffel E, Menees S, Scott FI, Ahnen D, Patel SG. Underutilization of Lynch Syndrome Screening at Two Large Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Nov;65(11):3305-3315. PubMed PMID: 32500284
  • Patel SG, Boland CR. Colorectal Cancer in Persons Under Age 50: Seeking Causes and Solutions. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2020 Jul;30(3):441-455. PubMed PMID: 32439081
  • Kolb JM, Leong S, Westbrook LM, Patel SG. Aggressive case of early onset gastric cancer; identifying the knowledge gap. Gut. 2020 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32161043
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ, Gumidyala A, Espinoza J, Nicklawsky A, Hu J, Smith D, Lowery J, Austin G, Cockburn M. Poor Knowledge of Personal and Familial Colorectal Cancer Risk and Screening Recommendations Associated with Advanced Colorectal Polyps. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Sep;65(9):2542-2550. PubMed PMID: 32144601
  • Han S, Obuch JC, Keswani RN, Hall M, Patel SG, Menard-Katcher P, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Aagaard E, Ahmad A, Alghamdi S, Austin K, Brimhall B, Broy C, Carlin L, Cooley M, Di Palma JA, Duloy AM, Early DS, Ellert S, Gaumnitz EA, Goyal J, Kathpalia P, Day L, El-Nachef N, Kerman D, Lee RH, Lunsford T, Mittal M, Morigeau K, Pietrak S, Piper M, Shah AS, Shapiro AB, Shergill A, Sonnier W, Sorrell C, Vignesh S, Wani S. Effect of individualized feedback on learning curves in EGD and colonoscopy: a cluster randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Apr;91(4):882-893.e4. PubMed PMID: 31715173
  • Han S, Obuch JC, Duloy AM, Keswani RN, Hall M, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Menard-Katcher P, Patel SG, Aagard E, Brimhall B, Ahmad A, Alghamdi S, Brown MD, Broy C, Carlin L, Chugh P, Connolly SE, Cooley DM, Cowley K, Di Palma JA, Early DS, Ellert S, Gaumnitz EA, Ghassemi KA, Lebovics E, Lee RH, Lunsford T, Massaad J, Mittal M, Morigeau K, Pietrak S, Piper M, Shah AS, Shapiro A, Sonnier W, Sorrell C, Vignesh S, Woolard S, Wani S. A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Endoscopy Competence Among Gastroenterology Trainees in the Era of the Next Accreditation System. Acad Med. 2020 Feb;95(2):283-292. PubMed PMID: 31335810
  • Provenzale D, Ness RM, Llor X, Weiss JM, Abbadessa B, Cooper G, Early DS, Friedman M, Giardiello FM, Glaser K, Gurudu S, Halverson AL, Issaka R, Jain R, Kanth P, Kidambi T, Lazenby AJ, Maguire L, Markowitz AJ, May FP, Mayer RJ, Mehta S, Patel S, Peter S, Stanich PP, Terdiman J, Keller J, Dwyer MA, Ogba N. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Colorectal Cancer Screening, Version 2.2020. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Oct 1;18(10):1312-1320. PubMed PMID: 33022639
  • Mun EJ, Ahnen DJ, Patel SG. Watery Diarrhea in a Patient With Metastatic Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma. JAMA Oncol. 2020 Nov 1;6(11):1801-1802. PubMed PMID: 32852511
  • Muething L, Wani S, Hall M, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Nguyen-Vu T, Malvar C, Duloy A, Kaltenbach T, Keswani R, Patel SG. Adding efficiency to proficiency: a study of trainee polypectomy efficiency metrics. Endoscopy. 2020 Dec;52(12):1122-1126. PubMed PMID: 32650345
  • Han S, Obuch JC, Keswani RN, Hall M, Patel SG, Menard-Katcher P, Simon V, Ezekwe E, Aagaard E, Ahmad A, Alghamdi S, Austin K, Brimhall B, Broy C, Carlin L, Cooley M, Di Palma JA, Duloy AM, Early DS, Ellert S, Gaumnitz EA, Goyal J, Kathpalia P, Day L, El-Nachef N, Kerman D, Lee RH, Lunsford T, Mittal M, Morigeau K, Pietrak S, Piper M, Shah AS, Shapiro AB, Shergill A, Sonnier W, Sorrell C, Vignesh S, Wani S. Effect of individualized feedback on learning curves in EGD and colonoscopy: a cluster randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31715173
  • Patel SG, Duloy A, Kaltenbach T, Hall M, Kahi C, Pohl H, Rastogi A, Hammad H, Soetikno R, Shergill A, Simon V, Nguyen T, Ezekwe E, Ahi T, Keswani RN, Wani S. Development and validation of a video-based cold snare polypectomy assessment tool (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 Jun;89(6):1222-1230.e2. PubMed PMID: 30844372
  • Ahnen DJ, Patel SG. Cost-Effectiveness and National Effects of Initiating Colorectal Cancer Screening for Average-Risk Persons at Age 45 Years Instead of 50 Years. Gastroenterology. 2019 Dec;157(6):1691-1692. PubMed PMID: 31542409
  • Dwyer AJ, Murphy CC, Boland CR, Garcia R, Hampel H, Limburg P, Lowery J, Zauber AG, Waring S, Worrall S, Perea J, Siegel R, Lee J, Molmenti C, Sears CL, Buckhaults P, Hayes R, Hussan H, de Miranda N, Palles C, Diaz L, Song M, Cercek A, Lieu CH, Patel SG, Karlitz JJ, Cao Y, Demb J, Blatchford P, Risendal B, Weltzien E, Wali A, Daschner P, Loomans-Kropp H, Flores R, Levell CL, Wehling K, Martin J, Pesmen C, Kuchar V, Soisson R, Davis A, Ahnen D. A Summary of the Fight Colorectal Cancer Working Meeting: Exploring Risk Factors and Etiology of Sporadic Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology. 2019 Aug;157(2):280-288. PubMed PMID: 31095950
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ. Colorectal Cancer in the Young. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2018 Mar 28;20(4):15. PubMed PMID: 29616330
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ, Kinney AY, Horick N, Finkelstein DM, Hill DA, Lindor NM, MaCrae F, Lowery JT. Knowledge and Uptake of Genetic Counseling and Colonoscopic Screening Among Individuals at Increased Risk for Lynch Syndrome and their Endoscopists from the Family Health Promotion Project. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb;111(2):285-93. PubMed PMID: 26856748
  • Patel SG, Schoenfeld P, Kim HM, Ward EK, Bansal A, Kim Y, Hosford L, Myers A, Foster S, Craft J, Shopinski S, Wilson RH, Ahnen DJ, Rastogi A, Wani S. Real-Time Characterization of Diminutive Colorectal Polyp Histology Using Narrow-Band Imaging: Implications for the Resect and Discard Strategy. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb;150(2):406-18. PubMed PMID: 26522260
  • Patel SG, Wani S. Optical Diagnosis of Diminutive Colorectal Polyps: Are We Ready for this Paradigm Shift?. Gastroenterology. 2016 Oct;151(4):765-7. PubMed PMID: 27580068
  • Patel SG, Wani S. Bypassing user error in optical diagnosis of diminutive colorectal polyps - at what cost?. Endoscopy. 2016 Jun;48(6):511-3. PubMed PMID: 27239819
  • Patel SG, Keswani R, Elta G, Saini S, Menard-Katcher P, Del Valle J, Hosford L, Myers A, Ahnen D, Schoenfeld P, Wani S. Corrigendum: Status of Competency-Based Medical Education in Endoscopy Training: A Nationwide Survey of US ACGME-Accredited Gastroenterology Training Programs. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr;111(4):585. PubMed PMID: 27125721
  • Patel SG. Identifying Risk Categories in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Promise and Challenges. Gastroenterology. 2016 Apr;150(4):1035-7. PubMed PMID: 26922868
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ, Kinney AY, Horick N, Finkelstein DM, Hill DA, Lindor NM, MaCrae F, Lowery JT. Knowledge and Uptake of Genetic Counseling and Colonoscopic Screening Among Individuals at Increased Risk for Lynch Syndrome and their Endoscopists from the Family Health Promotion Project. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb;111(2):285-93. PubMed PMID: 26856748
  • Patel SG, Schoenfeld P, Kim HM, Ward EK, Bansal A, Kim Y, Hosford L, Myers A, Foster S, Craft J, Shopinski S, Wilson RH, Ahnen DJ, Rastogi A, Wani S. Real-Time Characterization of Diminutive Colorectal Polyp Histology Using Narrow-Band Imaging: Implications for the Resect and Discard Strategy. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb;150(2):406-18. PubMed PMID: 26522260
  • Patel SG, Wani S. Bypassing user error in optical diagnosis of diminutive colorectal polyps - at what cost?. Endoscopy. 2016 Jun;48(6):511-3. PubMed PMID: 27239819
  • Patel SG, Schoenfeld P, Kim HM, Ward EK, Bansal A, Kim Y, Hosford L, Myers A, Foster S, Craft J, Shopinski S, Wilson RH, Ahnen DJ, Rastogi A, Wani S. Real-Time Characterization of Diminutive Colorectal Polyp Histology Using Narrow-Band Imaging: Implications for the Resect and Discard Strategy. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb;150(2):406-18. PubMed PMID: 26522260
  • Patel SG. Identifying Risk Categories in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Promise and Challenges. Gastroenterology. 2016 Apr;150(4):1035-7. PubMed PMID: 26922868
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ, Kinney AY, Horick N, Finkelstein DM, Hill DA, Lindor NM, MaCrae F, Lowery JT. Knowledge and Uptake of Genetic Counseling and Colonoscopic Screening Among Individuals at Increased Risk for Lynch Syndrome and their Endoscopists from the Family Health Promotion Project. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb;111(2):285-93. PubMed PMID: 26856748
  • Patel SG, Wani S. Optical Diagnosis of Diminutive Colorectal Polyps: Are We Ready for this Paradigm Shift?. Gastroenterology. 2016 Oct;151(4):765-7. PubMed PMID: 27580068
  • Patel SG, Keswani RN, Del Valle J, Schoenfeld P, Wani S. Reply to Sharma. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov;110(11):1628-9. PubMed PMID: 26618429
  • Patel SG, Keswani R, Elta G, Saini S, Menard-Katcher P, Del Valle J, Hosford L, Myers A, Ahnen D, Schoenfeld P, Wani S. Status of Competency-Based Medical Education in Endoscopy Training: A Nationwide Survey of US ACGME-Accredited Gastroenterology Training Programs. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul;110(7):956-62. PubMed PMID: 25803401
  • Patel SG, Lowery JT, Gatof D, Ahnen DJ. Practical opportunities to improve early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC) in members of high-risk families. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Mar;60(3):748-61. PubMed PMID: 25698379
  • Patel SG, Keswani RN, Del Valle J, Schoenfeld P, Wani S. Reply to Sharma. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Nov;110(11):1628-9. PubMed PMID: 26618429
  • Aziz Aadam A, Wani S, Kahi C, Kaltenbach T, Oh Y, Edmundowicz S, Peng J, Rademaker A, Patel S, Kushnir V, Venu M, Soetikno R, Keswani RN. Physician assessment and management of complex colon polyps: a multicenter video-based survey study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep;109(9):1312-24. PubMed PMID: 25001256
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ. Prevention of interval colorectal cancers: what every clinician needs to know. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jan;12(1):7-15. PubMed PMID: 23639602
  • Patel SG, Rastogi A, Austin G, Hall M, Siller BA, Berman K, Yen R, Bansal A, Ahnen DJ, Wani S. Gastroenterology trainees can easily learn histologic characterization of diminutive colorectal polyps with narrow band imaging. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Aug;11(8):997-1003.e1. PubMed PMID: 23466714
  • Patel SG, Ahnen DJ. Familial colon cancer syndromes: an update of a rapidly evolving field. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2012 Oct;14(5):428-38. PubMed PMID: 22864806
  • Jasperson KW, Patel SG, Ahnen DJ. APC -Associated Polyposis Conditions. . 1993. PubMed PMID: 20301519
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Practice Locations

Digestive Health Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2777

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220
1-888-336-8262

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification
  • Gastroenterology, Board Certification (2013)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Albany Medical College (2007)
Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Union Graduate College (2004)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Union College (NY) (2003)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2008)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (2010)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Gastroenterology (2013)
Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi, French
Department: Medicine-Gastroenterology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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