JAYANT M. PATEL, MD
Summary of Known Disciplinary Record
1984 During his residency, Dr. Patel was disciplined by the New York
State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (BPMC) for entering
patient histories and physicals without examining patients, failing to
maintain patient records and harassing a patient for cooperating with
the New York board’s investigation. The BPMC ordered a six-month
license suspension with a stay, three years probation and a fine on
1989 Dr. Patel applied for an Oregon medical license. The Oregon
Board of Medical Examiners (BME or “Board”) received letters of
recommendation regarding Dr. Patel, including one from the chief of
surgery at Rochester (N.Y.) Hospital, and one from a Buffalo, N.Y.
hospital where he finished his training program. These letters gave
Dr. Patel superlative reviews.
1989-1998 Dr. Patel practiced in Portland hospitals.
1998 Kaiser Permanente, Portland, sent the BME a complaint
regarding Dr. Patel after conducting a peer review of 79 patient cases
handled by Dr. Patel. The BME hired a consultant and investigated
2000 The Board disciplined Dr. Patel for gross or repeated acts of
negligence and unprofessional conduct*. The Board also restricted
his ability to perform surgeries. The Board reported these disciplinary
actions to three (3) national data banks.
2000-2001 No new cases.
2001 – June Dr. Patel resigned from Kaiser Permanente.
2005 – Early spring Dr. Patel surfaced in the Australian state of
Queensland. Australian authorities failed to check with the BME.
April 12: Dr. Patel’s Oregon license was made inactive.
ORS 677.190 (14)