Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Vikas Patel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Washington University In St. Louis School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1635 Aurora Ct Ste 4200

Aurora, CO 80045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% 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 "I currently serve as the Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at the University of Colorado. As an academic spine surgeon, it is my responsibility to stay involved in the latest spine care research findings, techniques, and technologies. I then look to my t"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

83  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • Washington University In St. Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of California (San Francisco) Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California (San Francisco) Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Johns Hospital and Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

I am very impressed with Dr. Patel and Susie Estes. Dr. Patel is kind and listens when you speak, whereas other Drs I've seen have either cut me off or interrupted continuously. I feel that he genuinely cares for his patients, which is hard to come by. Susie Estes is also extremely smart, kind and...more
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Dr. Patel explains and listens better than almost any doctor, and I felt that I could trust him. The radiologist said that everyone in the department sent their family members to see him. He ended up doing a spinal fusion on me and three years later, it is still working beautifully. The...more
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There are absolutely no words to describe the incompetence and unprofessionalism of Dr. Vikas Patel and his staff. He lacks proper judgement, listening skills, and compassion. His lack of attention and the lack of follow through by his nurse coordinator, Emily Senn, leads to critical information...more
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There are absolutely no words to describe the incompetence and unprofessionalism of Dr. Vikas Patel and his staff. He lacks proper judgement, listening skills, and compassion. His lack of attention and the lack of follow through by his nurse coordinator, Emily Senn, leads to critical information...more
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Dr. Patel, on the first visit, diagnosed my wife's back pain as actually more symptomatic of sacral-illiac joint pain. His office arranged for a non-steroidal injection the next day to confirm if her pain was emanating from there. The test conclusively showed that Dr. Patel was correct. The doctors...more
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