Who We Are


Vipul R Patel


Dr. Vipul Patel is the medical director of the Global Robotics Institute at Florida Hospital Celebration Health and medical director of the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute Urologic Oncology Program. He is a professor of Urology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, and a clinical associate professor of Urology at Nova Southeastern University. Vipul is the founder of the International Prostate Cancer Foundation (IPCF) and a founding member of the Society of Robotic Surgery. He serves as an honorary professor at the University of Milan, Korea University and Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru, and was recently made an honorary professor of the Russian Academy of Science. He is the editor emeritus of The Journal of Robotic Surgery and editor of the first-ever robotic urology textbook. Vipul is one of the most experienced robotic surgeons in the world and has personally performed over 9,500 robotic prostatectomies. He previously served as director of the Robotic Surgery Program at The Ohio State University. During his tenure, he was also in charge of minimally invasive urologic surgery and associate professor of urology and bioinformatics. Vipul is board certified by the American Urological Association and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Miami.