Nilay Patel

Mr Nilay Patel (1975-2014)


Consultant Urological Surgeon, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Milton Keynes General Hospital
Lecturer in Surgical Medicine, Jesus College, University of Oxford.

Short medical biography

Nilay completed his undergraduate training at Cambridge University in 1997 after which he moved to Oxford to commence surgical training. During this he undertook a period of research at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford University.  Nilay was awarded the “European Association of Urology – Thesis Award” for his MD thesis. He went on to complete specialist registrar training in Urology in the Oxford Deanery. His main areas of interest are the biology and management of renal and testicular cancer.

Nilay delivered undergraduate teaching in surgery and urology to clinical medical students and was the lead tutor for the “Surgical Technology and Robotics” module of the MSc in Surgical Science and Practice. He was the teaching programme director for the Urology trainees’ Training Programme in the Oxford Deanery.

Family life

Nilay was married to Seetal and had two daughters.

Charities that Nilay’s family would like to support

Please explore these charities websites and donate if you are able:

Myocarditis Foundation
This organisation undertakes research into the cause of myocarditis and provides information and help for those with myocarditis.

UCARE’s aim is to fund the best quality research by bringing together the knowledge and opinions of researchers, clinicians, and allied health professionals to support research and education in urological cancer.


At Nilay’s funeral several fitting tributes were paid to our friend and colleague.

Eulogy by read by Mr Mark Sullivan

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