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Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 38

Dr. Patel

Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington, TX. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(817) 701-4253

Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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Preferred PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Spondylosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Bone Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Bone Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington, TX. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Patel's Reviews

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Dr. Patel is a rare breed of a surgeon. He is a professional, brilliant, kind, caring and empathetic doctor with a gentle bedside manner. We saw him for several years after a traumatic brain injury and were always impressed with his patient rapport. He explains complex medical conditions in easy...Read More
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When I first met Dr. Patel I instantly felt at ease and completely comfortable with my decision to see him. I had a Chiari type 1 malformation and was experiencing horrible headaches. I also had a lot of pressure inside my head. After the surgery Dr. Patel asked me how I was feeling. I told him I...Read More
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This doctor is an excellent surgeon however his office staff displays very little experience in patient care. They are not prompted in any medical necessities such as pain management. They do not return phone calls quickly in order to to attend to the needs of their patients. So, the staff...Read More
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Meet Dr. Patel during my last hospital stay. He took the time to ask me all kinds of questions. I think the first day he came in my room 4 different times to ask more. Come to find out when he left my room we was studying all my images and talking to other doctors. He found the CAUSE of the...Read More
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EXCELLENT SURGEON and wonderful human being. He is kind & patient; takes his time with you. Laid back and honest. He will not suggest surgery until all other options have been exhausted. He truly cares about your well being. I trust him 100%!!!!
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