Department Breast Services
Primary Location Moll Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Breast Diagnostics
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Cancer Center
  • High Risk Breast Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Surgery
  • Nipple & Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Office Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Second Opinion Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Gynecomastia
  • Intraductal Papilloma
  • Lymphedema
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Pediatric Breast Anomalies
  • Recurrent Breast Cancer
View all 15 Specialties +


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About Mita Patel, MD

Dr. Mita Patel is a Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University.  She joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2011 after completing her Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at Akron General Medical Center.

Dr. Patel is an expert in the management of breast cancer. Dr. Patel has a strong interest in advanced surgical techniques including minimally invasive breast surgery, hidden scars, oncoplastic surgery, skin sparing and nipple sparing mastectomy. She has a passion for treating women with breast cancer as well as those with genetic and high-risk disease. She also has a strong interest on surgical techniques that minimizes postoperative pain. She has vast experience in treating recurrent breast cancer, breast angiosarcomas, metaplastic breast cancers, and fibromatosis of the breast. She is actively involved with the community, volunteering at several health fairs, talks at local PTAs and high schools to promote breast health care.

Dr. Patel currently serves as an active committee member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Patel earned her medical degree from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. She completed her internship and residency and the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System (now Northwell) in N.Y. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Akron General Medical Center
Breast Oncology
Akron, OH USA

Residency - Long Island Jewish Medical Center
General Surgery
New Hyde Park, NY USA

Medical School - SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY USA


  • Surgery

Specialty Interests

Breast surgery, breast cancer, benign breast disease

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/5/2018, Dr. Patel has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

85 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

I always know that I am in good hands with Dr. Patel.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

I saw Dr. Patel as a follow-up appointment post surgery. she is an incredible person and physician. she takes the time to listen to me and is so kind, thoughtful and caring in her approach. she always makes me feel at ease despite the seriousness of what I was going through. she is truly remarkable and I feellucky to have had her perform my surgery and be my physician.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

Dr. Patel is amazing and takes the time to confirm I understand all aspects of my care.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018

Dr. Patel is the absolute BEST! I trust my health and treatment under her care. I recommend her to everyone.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018

Dr. Patel is an exceptional physician. She treated me with compassion, respect, and explained everything in detail. Dr. Patel cared for me as if I was a long time friend.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2018

I have been seeing Dr. Patel since 2015 and couldn't be happier with the care I have received from her and her staff. She is an absolute sweetheart.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2018

Very im[pressed by Dr. Patel! She was very compassionate of my situation and very and informative...

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

Doctor and nurse Patty were excellent with getting my next appointments set up.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

I appreciated how thoroughly Dr. Patel explained my diagnosis when walking through the images. she slowly and carefully outlined my treatment by sketching it out. she was compassionate and caring, and her knowledge and approach comforted me.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2018

I feel most fortunate to have been cared for by Dr.Mita Patel. She has every good quality one looks for in a physician. Knowledgeable, skilled....always listened.....always respectful....always kind. A credit to her profession.

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