NILESH PATEL, M.D.
Spine Surgeon, Board Certified, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery Wayne State University. Alpha Omega Alpha
Dr. Patel grew up in southeastern Michigan and had returned to the Detroit area after completing his training. He attended Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and completed his residency at Summa Health System in Akron, OH. Further subspecialty training was undertaken during a Spine Surgery Fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.
His focus is on adult spinal disorders, including the treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathology. Dr. Patel has a special interest in minimally invasive techniques and travels across the country training other surgeons on these new technologies. Some of these treatments include Microdiscectomies, Minimally Invasive Fusions, including the cutting edge and highly effective iFuse implant system, M.I.L.D., Kyphoplasty and many more.
He is involved with the latest research and teaches as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics at Wayne State University. Additionally, he is the Director of Spine Surgery at Oakwood Healthcare System.
Dr. Patel’s goal is to not only improve your pain and quality of life but to do it in the quickest, least painful way possible. He will strive not only to treat your condition but to also educate you so you can be an informed patient.