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Patel, Akshay V., DO, FAOCO

Co-Director, Head and Neck Cancer Program





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Otolaryngology
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Benign Head Tumors, Benign Neck Tumors, Facial Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Cancers, Head Reconstructive Surgery, Hypopharyngeal (Throat) Tumors, Larynx (Voice Box) Tumors, Malignant Head Tumors, Malignant Neck Tumors, Melanoma, Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Oral Cavity (Mouth) Tumors, Oropharyngeal (Throat) Tumors, Parathyroid Abnormalities, Parathyroid Tumors, Salivary Gland Tumors, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Abnormalities, Thyroid Tumors

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • West Hartford Surgery Center
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut


University Hospitals of Cleveland

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Medical School
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine



Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.