Chirag Patel, MD

Orthopedic Specialist Chirag S. Patel, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon

Specialties: Focus and Specializing in Orthopedic injuries, arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, sports medicine, robotic surgery, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), stem cells, arthritis of the hip, knee, foot and ankle, non-surgical care and alternatives to joint replacement. Trained in Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford University and the only one of six American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) members from Marco Island to Sarasota.

"My practice is based on a few simple principles; treat your patients the way you would your friends and family,"The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease", "Listen to your patient, he is telling you the diagnosis" –Sir William Osler, "I can teach a monkey to operate, I am here to teach you to be a surgeon" –Residency Mentor" - Chirag Patel, MD

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Education
Baylor University – BS Engineering w/ minor Mathematics and Chemistry
Texas A&M College of Medicine – Doctor of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Residency & Training
Stanford University Medical Center– Orthopedic Surgery
Charles Drew University Medical Center – Orthopedic Surgery
Certification
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society candidate member
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Board Diplomate
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons candidate member
Publications
Patel C, McGarvey W. Alternatives to Total Ankle Arthroplasty in Managing the Arthritic Ankle, Total Ankle Arthroplasty, AAOS, IL, 2014.
Yao J, Patel C, et al. Biomechanical Comparison of Volar Locked Plate Constructs Using Smooth and Threaded Locking Pegs. Orthopedics 2014 Feb; 37(2): e169-e173.
Patel C, Chou L. Arthrodesis of the Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint, Atlas of Essential Orthopedic Procedures, AAOS, IL, 2013.
Awards & Honors
2005 Alpha Omega Alpha nominee
2003 Summer Research Fellowship
2000 Mechanical Engineer of the Year nominee
1999-2000 Dean's List Baylor University
1999-2002 Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honors Society
1998-2002 Baylor University Presidential Scholarship

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