Dr. Prashant Patel, MD

Dr. Prashant Patel, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Prashant Patel, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Florham Park, NJ and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

83 Hanover Rd

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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more than 66% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
more than 57% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 57% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "PRASHANT A. PATEL, MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, trained at the prestigious Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Our practice offers the latest in interventional pain management and minimally invasive spine care. We specialize in treating acute and chronic pain that has not responded to conventional medical treatment or physical therapy. Each patient is carefully evaluated, and an individualized plan is developed to diagnose and treat pain. Procedures are performed under fluoroscopic (X-ray) guidance using the latest techniques."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Montclair Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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.
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