Dr. Patel graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1993. He attended Washington University School of Medicine and graduated in the top third of his class in 1998. Dr. Patel completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Case Western Reserve University in 2003. He completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine at the Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell University in New York in 2004.
Dr. Patel has authored articles published in medical journals and has presented at numerous national meetings of orthopedic surgeons. He is also a team physician for the Indianapolis Indians.