Dr. Atul Patel, MD

Dr. Atul Patel, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

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Dr. Atul Patel, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, headache management, and more.Read his story

Kansas City Bone and Joint Clinic

10701 Nall Ave Ste 200

Overland Park, KS 66211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CompCare
  • CompPsych
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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more than 97% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 96% of peers
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more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Patel is a physiatrist, also known as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, at Kansas City Bone & Joint. He became a part of KCBJ in November 2001. He is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord medicine, neuromuscular medicine, brain injury medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. Before joining the Kansas City Bone & Joint team, he was an associate professor in the department of Rehab Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Patel earned his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the University of Houston and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He also has a master's degree in rehabilitation medicine (University of Washington) and another master's degree in health services administration (University of Kansas). He completed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. His broad clinical interests include musculoskeletal medicine, neuropathic pain, spasticity, movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and dystonias, stroke rehabilitation, multiple sclerosis, nerve and muscle diseases, geriatrics, electrodiagnostic medicine and general rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Patel finds it gratifying to take care of people and improve their function When he is not in clinic, Dr. Patel enjoy tennis, traveling and spending time with my family. Dr. Patel says, "every day there are new developments, new technology and new medications. I am passionate about learning, research and presenting to facilitate learning for others. I conduct clinical trials to help with new treatment and learn of new ways to stay current with the various area of medicine." Dr. Patel is affiliated with several organizations: American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR)American Board Of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM)Kansas City Multiple Sclerosis SocietyGreater Kansas City Spinal Cord Injury AssociationAmerican Board Of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME)"
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Care Philosophy

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9  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Headache Management
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Stroke Neurology

4  Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dystonia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
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17  Procedures

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  • University of Houston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Washington, department of Rehabilitation Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Internship and Residency Training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Other Education | Completed 1992
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

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What People Say About Dr. Atul Patel, MD
Severe Chronic Migraines (every day) for over 25 years. Tried everything including 5 different neurologists, acupuncture, chiropractors and everything in between. None of them could help me. I finally went for botox treatment with Dr. Patel. He's an expert in knowing exactly how and where to...Read More
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David Roland in Shawnee – May 01, 2018
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Explains treatment recommendations clearly. Takes the time to answer my annoyingly long list of questions.
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corkmoody in Kansas City, MO – Apr 02, 2017
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I have been to the office 4 times and seen Dr. Patel twice. The other times I was seen by a nurse named Vadsana. Vadsana's bedside manor is poor. She rushes though the exam so fast that I only was able to tell her half my problems. When she went to explain what she thinks the problem is I...Read More
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Olathe, KS – Apr 14, 2016
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