Dr. Neal Patel, MD

Dr. Neal Patel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Neal Patel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in South Bend, IN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 2009 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 Navarre Pl Ste 6600

South Bend, IN 46601

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Broken Neck
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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15  Procedures

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  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Neal Patel, MD
Wonderful physician! Dr. Patel not only took the time to answer all my questions, but he also performed surgery which truly gave me back my life. He has excellent skill & my back couldn't be happier.
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Brooke S. in Granger, IN – May 13, 2018
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Husband's case was referred to Mayo and no follow ups for almost a year. It is always difficult to ever get an appointment schedule. Only spent like 10 mins with the patient like he is in a hurry to be done. Cancelled scheduled appts. because of family issue, surgery etc. 3-4 months wait until...Read More
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Apr 15, 2018
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I have never been disappointed on how the doctor and the clinic staff handles their patient. I have only seen Dr. Patel once and only once! And my condition has gotten worst since the last time I've seen him. And to top it all I am still waiting for answers. Too many cancellations and just...Read More
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Michigan Cit, IN – Apr 13, 2018
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My wife had a very complicated infection which caused her to have massive fluid build up on her her brain as well as have significant effect on her lower spine. Dr. Patel placed a catheter in her head as well as performed a 5 1/2 hour surgery on her lower spine ( the day after Thanksgiving). She...Read More
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Bob in Mishawaka IN – Apr 06, 2018
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Just saw Dr. Patel for the first time. He is wonderful. Talked to me about all the issues and helped me understand what I needed to do. Best Dr. Ever
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Nancy schweder in South bend – Mar 20, 2018
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