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Neil N. Patel, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon


Dr. Neil N. Patel recently joined Spine Team Texas as an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. With outstanding credentials, training at prestigious medical institutions and extensive leadership and research experience, Dr. Patel is a welcome addition to Spine Team Texas.

During his residency, Dr. Patel trained with premier orthopedic spine surgeons and neurosurgeons to gain a comprehensive understanding of operative and non-operative management techniques. He also served as a clinical instructor for USC’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Patel stays at the forefront of his field and informed of medical and procedural advances through active involvement in organizations like the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association, American Medical Association, North American Spine Society, and AO Spine International. In addition, he has shared his surgical expertise via local, regional, national and international presentations at annual meetings, which include Global Spine Congress, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Michigan Orthopedic Society and the Detroit Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Patel also serves as a reviewer for The Global Spine Journal and has contributed to articles in leading publications such as Neurosurgery Focus, Journal of Arthroplasty and The Spine Journal. Dr. Patel is the recipient of many honors and distinctions, including the Herbert E. Pedersen M.D. Orthopedic Research Award and the Resident Outstanding Achievement Award.

Professional Qualifications

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of Illinois; Chicago, IL


Residency in Orthopaedics
Wayne State University; Detroit, MI
Fellowship in Orthopaedics
University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA