Akash Patel, M.D.

Akash Patel, M.D.

  • Dermatology - General
  • Medical Dermatology
  • Surgical Dermatology


Akash Patel, M.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in medical and surgical dermatology.

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree at Duke University and completed a residency in dermatology at Emory University.

Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2005.

Dr. Patel sees patients at the Parkland Outpatient Dermatology Clinic, where he also serves as a clinician educator and supervisor of medical students and residents.

He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Dallas-Fort Worth Dermatological Society, and the Texas Dermatological Society.

Dr. Patel was recognized in D Magazine’s list of Top Doctors from 2017 through 2020.

Personal Note

Outside of work, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, watching the Dallas Mavericks, playing tennis, and staying in shape.

Education & Training
  • Undergraduate - North Carolina State Universit, Chemistry
  • Undergraduate - North Carolina State Universit, Biochemistry
  • Medical School - Duke University
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Dallas-Ft. Worth Dermatological Society
  • Texas Dermatological Society
Honors & Awards
  • Best Doctor 2017-2020, D Magazine
  • Agilent Technologies Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2001, Duke University
  • Runner-up, Student Abstract Prize 2000, American Digestive Health Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Medical Dermatology
  • Surgical Dermatology

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