Dr. Kiran Patel, MD

Dr. Kiran Patel, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Kiran Patel, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark in 2006 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read her story

860 5th Ave

New York, NY 10065

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Herniated Disc
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more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Patel is board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. She completed her Interventional Pain Medicine fellowship and Anesthesiology residency at the prestigious Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Patel specializes in the treatment of back and neck pain caused by arthritis, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis and pain following spine surgery. She also has expertise in treating neuropathic pain, cancer related pain; and, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) related pain, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), atypical facial pain, pelvic pain, headache and peripheral neuralgia’s. Dr. Patel offers a variety of treatment options to help eliminate pain intractable to previous therapy, including epidurals, nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablation and the latest minimally invasive spine procedures. To expand the breadth of treatment options offered to her patients, Dr. Patel completed training in medical acupuncture at Harvard Medical School and Brigham Women’s Hospital. She is certified by the State Medical board of New York to practice Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Patel’s practice philosophy is to blend medical innovation, evidence based medicine and compassion to meet each patient’s individual needs and goals. She strives to improve functionality and allow patients to resume an active lifestyle. Dr. Patel believes that the treatment of pain is not only a physical issue but an emotional one as well. She offers patients the personal time and care that is needed to thoroughly evaluate their pain and provide them with the most appropriate treatment. As a result of her commitment to patient care, Dr. Patel was the recipient of the Education in Anesthesiology-Health Volunteers Overseas Traveling Fellowship for 2009-2010. This is a grant to teach Anesthesia and Pain Medicine in the developing world. In addition to this, Dr. Patel has also been involved in patient advocacy through medical broadcasting and participating in documentaries in Africa and India. Dr. Patel has earned the title of Super Doctors, New York Rising Star in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in her field by the New York Times Magazine. She has been invited to speak at various conferences across the country including the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) of which she is also a faculty member. Dr. Patel is proud to serve as Director of Neurosurgical Pain in Lenox Hill and as Clinical Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. In her free time, Dr. Patel is an avid runner and exercise enthusiast. She also speaks Hindi and Gujarati. "
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3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

39  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Luganda
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Kiran Patel, MD
A+ rating. A pro @ diagnosing, treating and pinpointing the dysfunction. Plus she is extremely pleasant, brilliant and the consummate professional.
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Jay Havlik in New York, NY – Aug 30, 2018
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Just had my first injection with Dr. Patel. She was very thorough and professional. The anesthesiologist, Dr. Khan was also extremely caring and kind. I had a great first experience and would highly recommend this team.
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Catherine in SAINT JAMES – Aug 29, 2018
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Expect surprise bills 20 months after your appointment.
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Aug 14, 2018
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Dr. Kiran patel has always giving me the best treatment medicine has to offer. Wether that be from Dr. Patels own hands or through a her referrals. I recommend to everyone one i know who's dealing with pain. To go see Dr. Patel. Im grateful for all she has been doing for me to help me live a pain...Read More
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Hebert Horton in Roosevelt – Aug 10, 2018
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Having had similar procedures from other interventional pain specialists, Dr Patel is knowledgeable, patient and possesses a nice bedside manner. My experience with her office has been very pleasant and I would recommend to family and friends.
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Mar 12, 2018
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