Neil S. Patel, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery within the Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Patel completed both his fellowship in otology/neurotology and skull base surgery and his residency training in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. One of his primary research interests is the management of head and neck paragangliomas, specifically glomus jugulare tumors. Several of his over 50 peer-reviewed publications are focused on outcomes following treatment of jugular paragangliomas. As a lateral skull base surgeon, he is actively involved in the multimodality treatment of skull base and neck paragangliomas as part of a multidisciplinary team at University of Utah, a Pheo Para Alliance Center of Excellence.