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Medical Assistant

Cleveland, Ohio, 44130, United States
March 01, 2018

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Mahendra P. Patel, M.D.

**** *** ****** ****

Parma Hts., Ohio 44130




Spartan Health Sciences University Major: Internal Medicine

Vieux-Fort, St. Lucia, West Indies M.D. conferred 4/94

Dates Attended: 1/87-12/88 & 1/92-4/94


Medical College, M.S. University Major: Human Anatomy

Baroda, India M.Sc. (Medical) conferred 3/76

Dates Attended: 6/70 - 10/75


R.P.T.P. Science College, S.P. University Major: Zoology

Vallabh Vidya Nagar, India Minor: Chemistry & Botany

Dates Attended: 6/65 - 5/70 B.Sc. conferred 12/70

Work Experience:

Professor and Head of the department of Anatomy (10/10-Present)

Avalon University,School of Medicine

122/124 Santa Rosa, Curacao

Duties: Teaching Human Anatomy, supervision of Anatomy lab

Professor of Human Anatomy and Pathophysiology (1/09 – 8/2010)

American Global University, School of Medicine

Belmopan, Belize, Central America and Curacao, Netherlands Antilles

Duties: Taught Human Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, General Pathology, Embryology, Microbiology and Neuroanatomy.

Instructor in Biology (6/1 to 12/3)

Cuyahoga Community College

4250 Richmond Road, Cleveland, OH 44122

Duties: Taught Human Anatomy & Physiology to nursing students

Instructor in Biological Sciences (6/99 to 7/00)

City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112

Duties: Taught Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Nutrition

Superviser: Dr. Bedecarrax

Instructor in Medical Sciences (1/98 -12/98)

Sawyer College of Business

Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Duties: Taught Medical Terminology and Medical Sciences to students in the Medical Assistant and Medical Secretary programs

Supervisor: Ms. Valerie Stone, Dean, 216-***-****

Associate Professor of Human Anatomy(6/94 -6/96 and 10/83 -10/88)

Spartan Health Sciences University

School of Medicine

Vieux-Fort, St. Lucia, West Indies

Duties: Gave lectures and supervised labs of first-year medical students in Anatomy, Histology, Embryology and Pathology, Acting Dean for three years.

Supervisor: Ronnie Coutinho, M.D., Dean, 758-***-****

Assistant Professor of Anatomy (7/79 - 12/82)

Medical College, M.S. University

Baroda, India

Duties: Gave classes in Human Anatomy and Neuroanatomy for first-year medical students, and Physiotherapy students.

Supervisor: H.C. Srivastava, M.D., Head of the Anatomy Department

Tutor in Anatomy (10/76 - 7/79)

Government Medical College

Surat, Gujarat, India

Duties: Obtained tissues from Sarabhai Chemicals drug company, prepared blocks for section cutting, cut section on microtome, and stained with special stains; gave tutorials to first-year medical students, supervised Anatomy and Histology labs and took active part in the departmental research.

Supervisor: B.P. Tamankar, M.D., Head of the Anatomy Department

Other works

Patient Care Technician (8/1 to 8/2)

The Center for Dialysis Care

Shakher Ht., OH 44122

Duties: Canulation and hemodialysis of patients with kidney failure

Supervisor: Ms. Claris

Reuse Technician (9/00 to 5/01)

Hillmed Dialysis Center

Middleburg Hts, OH

Duties: Cleaned dialyzer with help of Fresenius machine

Supervisor: Mr. .Rob

Awards &Honors:

1985 - Distinguished Faculty Member Award, Spartan Health Sciences University, St.Lucia, West Indies

1971 - State Scholarship, by the Government of India, and Government of Gujarat.

1970 - Silver Medal Award for best collection of zoological specimens during B.Sc.studies at Sardar Patel University, India


During M.D. studies I received an honors grade in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Nutrition, Endocrinology, Physical Diagnosis, Radiology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry.

Research Experience:

A dissertation on Postnatal development of sub maxillary salivary gland in albino rats

was submitted to Medical College, M. S. University, Baroda, India

Sex differences in supra orbital notch and foramen in adult human skull by G.P. Pal, M.P. Patel, and Tamankar. (Surat, India)

Postnatal differentiation of cell size of Moto neurons in rat lumbar spinal cord by G.P. Pal, M.P. Patel, and Boradkar. (Surat, India)

A study of supra trochlear notch and foramen in adult human skull by G.P. Pal, M.P. Patel, and Tamankar. (Surat, India)

Instrumental Experience:

Anatomy: Dissection of human cadaver, including the brain

Histology: Preparation of tissue for section cutting, section cutting with microtome, staining identifying tissue under the microscope.

Medicine: Use of stethoscope to hear lung, heart and abdomen sounds.

Operating video camera for surgical procedures.

Application and removal of sutures and staples in patients.

Application and removal of plaster casts in Orthopedics patients.

Use of speculum for vaginal examinations; obtaining PAP smears.

Draw blood for blood gas analysis and interpretation.

Use of otoscope and ophthalmoscope on patients and interpretation of the results.

Clinical Experience:

Clinical rotations completed during my third & fourth year of M.D. studies at the following hospitals:

Internal Medicine: Jamaica Hospital, New York, NY

(Affiliated with New York College of Medicine)

General Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

Orthopedics & (Affiliated with Yale University)


Pulmonary Medicine Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

& Anesthesiology: (Affiliated with Yale University)

Radiology & Johnson City Hospital, Johnson City, TN

Psychiatry: (Affiliated with East Tenn. State University)

Pediatrics: Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL

(Affiliated with Emory University)

Obstetrics & The Medical Center, Columbus, GA

Gynecology: (Affiliated with Medical College of Georgia)

Primary Care & Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA

Pathology (Affiliated with Boston University)


Passed United States Medical Licensing Examination, 1996.

Volunteer Experience:

1/10 – 4/10 Rendered services to Curacao Red Cross

11/96 - 9/98 History Taker, Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, OH)

Took history and vitals of patients. Patients varies from simple cold to HIV

1/86 & 1/87 Arranged and provided free eye examinations for the school children of

Vieux-Fort, St. Lucia, West Indies.

Language Fluency (Other than English):

Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu and some Sanskrit

Other Accomplishments

Elected as Student President at St. Xavier's High School, Anand, India (1963)

Elected as a Member of the Board, M.S. University, Baroda, India (1982)

Member of Lions International Club, St. Lucia, West Indies (1985-1988)

Hobbies & Interests:

Reading, walking, music, traveling, politics and community services.


Jyoti Parikh,

Department Of Anatomy. Medical College

Baroda, Gujarat, India

Dr.Gurumurthy, M.B.B.S.

Dean, Spartan Health Sciences University

Vieux Fort, St.Lucia, West- Indies


Dr. J.M. Parbhoo, M.D.

Vice President

Spartan Health Sciences University


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