Dr. Mukund Patel, MD

Dr. Mukund Patel, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 73 years old

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Dr. Patel specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Brooklyn, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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2.8
based on 25 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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Brooklyn, NY |
Dr Patel is certainly losing it. Not to be considered at all for surgery or treatment of the hand. He did a trigger release on my finger about two years ago. It was fine, so when the same condition happened to another finger, I went back to see him. He told me he would get authorization for me to do the release. After calling many times, office staff hanging up on me, he gets on and very rudely says i don't do triggers anymoregoodbye.he needs to retire...too old and nasty.Find another doctor.
in Brooklyn, NY |
To make a long story short, I went for the 1st.time for a consultation the end of October, He suggested to pay $100 for an Ultrasound but it happens that I didn't have the money so I called back the first week of November and spoke to April Lee and asked her for her to get me a referral since she's the only one that can do that, been that she's the right hands of Dr. Patel, a month passed and we keep calling they hang the phone down, did it several times during the month of November. Continuing
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Dr. Patel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Patel has 5 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement (8/15/2013)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (12/31/2012)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11219
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (4/18/2014)
    • Amount or Range: Below Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (6/24/2015)
    • Amount or Range: Below Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Kings County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (11/17/2015)
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11219
    • State: New York
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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda

    Graduated in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    Graduate Hospital
    Maimonides Med Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 1971

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Replacement