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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sunil Patel is Excellent. Dr. Patel has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Sunil Patel, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Chordoma
  • Facial Pain
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pain
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Patel graduated from Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Patel has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Medical University Of South Carolina 
  • East Cooper Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Sunil J Patel MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Sunil J. Patel practice?
Dr. Sunil Patel has 1 office location.
Dr. Sunil Patel practices Neurological Surgery near Charleston, SC.
See Charleston Neurological Surgeons.