Chirag Patel, MD

Orthopedic Specialist

Specialties: Focus and Specializing in Orthopedic injuries, arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, sports medicine, robotic surgery, biologic and non-surgical treatments, 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” -Chirag Patel, MD


  • 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


  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society candidate member
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Board Diplomate
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons candidate member


  • 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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