Dr. Prashant Patel, MD

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Pain Management

Dr. Prashant Patel, MD is a Pain Management Specialist in Florham Park, NJ and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of New Haven in 2002. He is affiliated with Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Prashant Patel, MD

Advanced Pain Management (Florham Park)

123 Columbia Tpke Ste 102B Florham Park, NJ 07932

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

3.3

Based on 32 ratings

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Good Doctor
Although he occasionally runs late, he always has time to discuss my pain and the effects it has on my life. Available to do spinal injections with or without sedation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Grateful Patient – Mar 29, 2022
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I went to Dr. Patel for a herniated disk. Getting the appointment was very easy Nina got me a appointment very quickly and took care of all my insurance issues. During the procedure Dr. Patel explained everything he was going to do step by step. he was excellent. I would highly recommend Dr. Patel !!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Louis P – Jan 29, 2021
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Been seeing Dr Patel for a number of years and I’m very pleased with his ability. He’s helped with my back pain when no one else could. I have major pain flare ups every year or so and get epidurals from him. They help immensely. If you’re looking for an alternative to surgery to help with with pain I highly recommend seeing Dr Patel first.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Steve A – Jan 29, 2021
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My husband has been seeing Dr. Patel for some time. For the past 8 weeks, he has been trying to contact the office to get an appointment. He has left countless voicemails and nobody has called him back. This office is completely rude and unprofessional. There is no direct line to talk to someone in the office. STAY AWAY
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Feb 05, 2020
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Excellent doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 01, 2019
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Horrible bedside manner. Rude receptionist. Takes weeks for them to return a call. Go elsewhere
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Cara in NJ – Feb 13, 2019
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I have been trying to make another appointment and have not been able to get in touch with them. this has been going on for 3 weeks.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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renee pittman in Newark, NJ – Nov 17, 2018
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Dr. Patel saved my quality of life. I could not be more thankful to have had him as my doctor. He was the FIRST doctor to take the time to explain my condition to me and plan a course of action. When the shots no longer worked and my insurance failed me in finding a surgeon, Dr. Patel found me one who would take my insurance. On his own time! I hope to never have to visit his office again but I would recommend him to ANYONE seeking a pain management doctor. Thank you, Dr. Patel. You're my hero!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Megan H. in NJ – Feb 28, 2018
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Excellent doctor. Has great patience and takes the time to listen to what you have to say. I have been going to Dr. Patel for a few years and his procedures have been life changing for me. I have experienced no issues in scheduling follow ups or procedures, actually his staff is extremely accommodating. I would highly recommend Dr. Patel and his staff.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Bob L. in Sayreville, NJ – Nov 18, 2016
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I am a busy working mom with kids. I had terrible back pain from herniated disc and needed help right away. I was able to get an appointment the same day and the doctor was very knowledgeable and explained my options carefully. I opted for injections and they were scheduled very quickly. I am very happy with the care and attention I received. Staff was very friendly and helpful and great doctor. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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S in Chatham – Oct 22, 2016
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Excellent physician, cares about his patients, very knowledgeable and experienced. I was experiencing severe pain for many months that my other doctors couldn't figure out. Dr. Patel quickly diagnosed the problem and fixed my pain with a simple injection treatment. Dr. Patel always took the time to answer all my questions. Minimal wait to see the doctor, highly recommend this doctor to anyone in pain.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Sarah in Livingston, NJ – Oct 03, 2016
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Amazing!!!, the kind of doctor that knows about your problem without you going in to detail, that means he know his job perfect. 150% knowledge about a real genius. the electrician of the body I have no words to thanks him for helping me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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ivan in Teaneck, NJ – Mar 07, 2016
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Liked Dr Patel very much. I've been calling his office for almost 3 weeks, several times a week, begging for a return call to set up an appointment and I get zero response. Had one procedure with him in November and need to have another and cant get through to anyone. Very unprofessional and devastating as a patient in pain.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
3 people found this helpful
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Allison in Dover, NJ – Jan 21, 2016
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I did not like his bedside manner. He barely looked me in the eyes while speaking to me. He looked at my mri's and X-Ray's in a room separate from where I sat therefore could not explain them to me. He did not show me on a model what he wanted to do. He went right to a procedure. I'm not comfortable with this doctor sticking any needles into my back. Furthermore, you cannot get a hold of him or his receptionist. I get a call back for every 8 messages I leave. don't waste your time.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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M in Bridgewater – Jan 04, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Prashant Patel, MD is a Pain Management Specialist in Florham Park, NJ and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

Education

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Mountainside Hospital
Internship Hospital
2007
New York Presbyterian-Columbia
Fellowship Hospital
2002
University Of New Haven
Medical School
1998
Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NJ Medical School-UMDNJ, Department of Surgery, Research Fellowship Award, 1999, 1999
  • Columbia University Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, 1998, 1998
  • Edward J. Bloustein Memorial Scholarship Award 1994, 1994
  • National Science Foundation Research Fellowship Award in Biomedical Engineering, 1996, 1996
  • Columbia Anesthesiology Academic Evening Poster Presentation in Regional Anesthesia, 2006, 2006
  • Columbia Anesthesiology Grand Rounds Presentation Award in Pain Management, 2006, 2006

Frequently Asked Questions

What other Pain Management Specialists practice nearby?

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What are Dr. Prashant Patel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Patel frequently treats Chronic Neck Pain, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Patel treats.

Where is Dr. Prashant Patel, MD's office located?

Dr. Patel's office is located at 123 Columbia Tpke Ste 102B, Florham Park, NJ 07932. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Prashant Patel, MD speak?

Dr. Patel speaks Gujarati and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Prashant Patel, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Patel has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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
Chronic Neck Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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(973) 665-2011

Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO

Locations

Advanced Pain Management (Florham Park)

Advanced Pain Mgmt. and Spine Health Center LLC123 Columbia Tpke Ste 102B Florham Park, NJ 07932
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Patel is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Livingston, NJ

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)