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Sutchin R. Patel MD FACS


  • "Amazing physician very knowledgeable put you at ease answers all questions solved problem in one visit there are very few gems in the world like him."

    "He is the best; great surgeon, and a great listener. I will proudly recommend him to friends and family."

Sutchin R. Patel MD FACS

Dr. Patel completed medical school and his urologic residency training at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and finished his chief resident year in 2009. He completed a 2 year fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotics.

He is a Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He has published extensively and has presented at national and international conferences.

Dr. Patel is board certified in adult and pediatric urology and is a member of the American Urological Association. He has a special interest in the prevention and surgical management of kidney stones and has helped teach the annual Nutrition Counseling for the Prevention of Urolithiasis course at the AUA Annual Meeting. He has published a text on the treatment of ureteral stones: Ureteral Stone Management: A Practical Approach, Springer 2015. He is also fellowship trained in minimally invasive (robotics and laparoscopic) approaches to renal and prostate cancer.


Hospital Affiliation
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital - Lake Forest, IL
Vista Medical Center East - Waukegan, IL
Advocate Condell Medical Center - Libertyville, IL
City of Hope Cancer Center Chicago - Zion, IL

Surgical Centers
Hawthorn Surgery Center

Education and Training

2009 - 2011
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin United States
Fellowship - Endourology, Laparoscopy, and Robotics
2005 - 2009
Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island United States
Residency - Urology
2004 - 2005
Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island United States
Internship - Transitional Year
2000 - 2004
Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island United States
Doctor of Medicine
1996 - 2000
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island United States
Bachelors Degree

Illinois State Medical License
Wisconsin State Medical License
American Board of Urology

Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotics Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin

American Urological Association
Chicago Urological Society
Endourological Society
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Special Interests
General Urology
Minimally Invasive Surgery - Robotic and Laparoscopic approach to renal and prostate cancer.
Prostate Disorder - Including medical and endoscopic/laser treatment for BPH
Impotence and erectile dysfuntion
Kidney and bladder infections
Urinary incontinence
Kidney Stones

A history of urolithiasis risk in space

Patel SR, Witthaus MW, Erturk ES, Rabinowitz R, Nakada SY. Can J Urol. 2020 Jun;27(3):10233-10237. PMID: 32544046 Free article.

Stones, Space, and Dr. Abraham T. K. Cockett: A History of Urolithiasis and Aerospace Medicine

Witthaus MW, Patel SR, Erturk ES, Nakada SY, Rabinowitz R. Urology. 2020 Mar;137:9-13. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.10.036. Epub 2019 Dec 5. PMID: 31812579 No abstract available.

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Vanishing Examination

Patel SR, Best SL, Rabinowitz R. Am J Med. 2018 Nov;131(11):1270-1271. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.05.015. Epub 2018 Jun 1. PMID: 29864413 No abstract available.

M.L. Gannon: Pioneer in Urology

Patel SR, Best SL, Nakada SY. Urology. 2018 Mar;113:10-12. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.11.048. Epub 2017 Dec 26. PMID: 29287976 No abstract available.

Studies using a porcine model: what insights into human calcium oxalate stone formation mechanisms has this model facilitated?

Penniston KL, Patel SR, Schwahn DJ, Nakada SY. Urolithiasis. 2017 Feb;45(1):109-125. doi: 10.1007/s00240-016-0947-9. Epub 2016 Nov 30. PMID: 27904915 Review.

C. Everett Koop: Pioneer in Pediatric Surgery, US Surgeon General, and Early Contributor to Pediatric Urology

Patel SR, Duckett P, Canning DA, Caldamone AA. Urology. 2017 Jul;105:149-152. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.08.012. Epub 2016 Sep 16. PMID: 27645526 No abstract available.

The modern history and evolution of percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Patel SR, Nakada SY. J Endourol. 2015 Feb;29(2):153-7. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0287. Epub 2014 Sep 17. PMID: 25093997

Surgical operative time increases the risk of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in robotic prostatectomy

Abel EJ, Wong K, Sado M, Leverson GE, Patel SR, Downs TM, Jarrard DF. JSLS. 2014 Apr-Jun;18(2):282-7. doi: 10.4293/108680813X13693422518551. PMID: 24960494 Free PMC article.

John Kingsley Lattimer: urologist, ballistics expert, and historian

Patel SR, Hensle TW, Plante MK, Caldamone AA. Urology. 2014 Aug;84(2):264-7. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.04.003. Epub 2014 Jun 7. PMID: 24916670 No abstract available.

Radiopacity and hounsfield attenuation of cystine urolithiasis: case series and review of the literature

Patel SR, Wagner LE, Lubner MG, Nakada SY. J Endourol. 2014 Apr;28(4):472-5. doi: 10.1089/end.2013.0524. Epub 2013 Dec 30. PMID: 24228639 Review.

Standing on the shoulders of giants: teaching the history of urology

Patel SR, Nakada SY. Urology. 2013 Jun;81(6):1131-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.02.056. PMID: 23726439 No abstract available.

Ablation of small renal masses: practice patterns at academic institutions in the United States

Patel SR, Abel EJ, Hedican SP, Nakada SY. J Endourol. 2013 Feb;27(2):158-61. doi: 10.1089/end.2012.0381. Epub 2012 Nov 19. PMID: 22974005

Clinical, pathologic, and functional outcomes after nephron-sparing surgery in patients with a solitary kidney: a multicenter experience

Mues AC, Korets R, Graversen JA, Badani KK, Bird VG, Best SL, Cadeddu JA, Clayman RV, McDougall E, Barwari K, Laguna P, de la Rosette J, Kavoussi L, Okhunov Z, Munver R, Patel SR, Nakada S, Tsivian M, Polascik TJ, Shalhav A, Shingleton WB, Johnson EK, Wolf JS Jr, Landman J. J Endourol. 2012 Oct;26(10):1361-6. doi: 10.1089/end.2012.0114. Epub 2012 Sep 6. PMID: 22667344 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Automated volumetric assessment by noncontrast computed tomography in the surveillance of nephrolithiasis

Patel SR, Wells S, Ruma J, King S, Lubner MG, Nakada SY, Pickhardt PJ. Urology. 2012 Jul;80(1):27-31. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.03.009. Epub 2012 May 10. PMID: 22578829

Renal cell carcinoma: attenuation values on unenhanced CT

Pooler BD, Pickhardt PJ, O'Connor SD, Bruce RJ, Patel SR, Nakada SY. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 May;198(5):1115-20. doi: 10.2214/AJR.11.7587. PMID: 22528901