Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD

Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1001 N Waldrop Dr Ste 403

Arlington, TX 76012

Contact Information

(817) 701-4253

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 86% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 84% of peers
Cranial Trauma
more than 74% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

49  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 Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Nikhil Patel, MD
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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Barela Family in Dallas, TX – Jun 22, 2018
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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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Jennifer Holt in Waxahachie, TX – Apr 24, 2018
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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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Bob in Arlington, TX – Aug 12, 2017
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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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Keller, TX – Feb 07, 2017
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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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C. McCormic in Arlington, TX – Dec 13, 2016
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