Dr. Amar Patel, MD

Dr. Amar Patel, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Dr. Amar Patel, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Riverside, IL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 2011 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

353 E Burlington St Ste 100

Riverside, IL 60546

Contact Information

(708) 442-0221

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • 10 More

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Patel was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended the Pennsylvania State University where he was part of the accelerated Pre-Medical/Medical program and was recognized as an Eberly College of Science Scholar. He obtained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Patel completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. He then completed his hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis, IN. During his fellowship, he also delivered medical care in hand surgery to local hospitals in Managua, Nicaragua. Throughout his training, Dr. Patel has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters and has presented his work at the national level. Dr. Patel speaks conversational Spanish and Gujarati. His hobbies include traveling, cooking, sports, music, and cinema. EDUCATION MEDICAL: Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania TRAINING ORTHOPAEDIC RESIDENCY: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida ORTHOPAEDIC HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY FELLOWSHIP: The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, Indiana PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS American Society for Surgery of the Hand American Association for Hand Surgery American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society American Medical Association "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "I treat every patient individually with the most up-to-date and comprehensive but safe medical care."

8  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Wrist Injuries

28  Procedures

  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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