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Self-verified patient of Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on April 6th, 2016
Good surgeon. He performed emergency surgery for my brother after he fell and fractured his hip. Had to operate on a Saturday morning.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on October 26th, 2015
Thanks Dr Patel 1month out after fusion and discectomy and feel so much better ,,thanks for being a caring Dr. We need more like you....
A Trustworthy and Friendly Spine Surgeon
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on June 3rd, 2015
I recently had spinal fusion surgery performed by Dr. Patel and I had immediate relief and I have no regrets with my decision! I feel a great level of comfort and trust when I meet with him and he is always happy to answer all of my questions. I feel like he does a great job of explaining the diagnosis & treatments in a way that is easy for me to understand. Dr. Patel has such a personable approach that I feel like I'm talking with a family friend. Dr. Patel takes the time to get to know his patients, understand their needs, empathize with their pain/symptoms and offer medical solutions that fit their lifestyle. I trust his skills and opinions as a medical professional.
Just a normal guy
Self-verified patient of Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on May 18th, 2015
This doctor will surprise you with how "normal" he is while dealing with you. Let's admit, most doctors (even another one in his group) don't really take the time to explain on a normal person's level, especially when you are in pain, what it is that is causing this issue and the options you have and to really explain the most likely outcome. Well, Dr. Patel did all of that and was even patient enough to allow me and my family extra time to talk among ourselves in private as he would step out to speak with other patients he had in his office to see, and would peak back in to see if we were ready. We went with the surgery and am glad I did. Of course I don't remember much at all, but the impact he made with my family when he went to speak with them after surgery was very important. If you looking for a doctor in this area, I encourage you to go this route.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on March 30th, 2015
Dr Patel was amazing though the whole process of me breaking my ankle. He gave me my options and then asked me what I wanted to do because he was willing either way it was up to me. He answered all my questions and made me feel at ease before the surgey. He was very accessible when I had questions after surgery. It was a good experience when I got my splint off and was fitted for my boot ( I was nervous ) Dr. Patel is down to earth and a professional and I know he did an amazing surgical job on my ankle. I will request him again if I ever break a bone or have spine issues!
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on November 29th, 2014
After visiting 5 physicians, including a neurosurgeon who quickly said he could not help me, I was finally referred to Dr, Patel. Having had a previous lower back fusion, the prospect of another fusion and recovery was grim. With Dr. Patel's minimally invasive procedure, recovery time was shorter, less painful and more effective than my previous surgery. Dr. Patel was extremely thorough in explaining the procedure and answering all my questions. He has a genuine concern for his patients and is a gifted, talented surgeon.
Dr. Patel is a Joke!
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on June 11th, 2014
I was seeing Dr Eby and he said there was no more he could do for my back and I needed to see Dr. Patel. The minute I saw Dr Patel he told me that there was nothing work with my back. Two weeks later I had back surgery at St. Thomas Spine Unit. I would not send my dog to Dr. Patel.
I am so sorry that you feel this way as patient satisfaction is extremely important to me. As a general rule, I always yield on the conservative side of treatment if the history, physical exam and imaging studies show inconclusive results. I will never operate on someone if I don't feel that it's fully justified. Surgery is irreversible and obviously not to be taken lightly by the patient or the physician.
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on January 6th, 2014
Very nice staff who worked with my limitations when scheduling follow up visit. My experience was as an E.R. patient who required surgery. Diagnosis was accurate, surgery successful, communication with myself and family was helpful. Dr. spend as much time as was needed and had a great bedside manner.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on November 21st, 2013
GREAT DOCTOR! VERY THOROUGH AND GREAT BEDSIDE MANNER. IM FINALLY PAIN FREE FROM MY NECK AND ARM PAIN. VISITED A FEW DOCTORS BEFORE I SAW DR. PATEL. HEAD AND SHOULDERS BETTER THAN THE OTHER PHYSICIANS I FIRST MET.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on September 26th, 2013
Dr. Patel and his staff were amazing. There new office is great and very relaxing. They were punctual and he spent a lot of time talking to me and explaining all that was wrong with me. He reviewed my xrays and MRI. He was the only doctor that spent time to explain things to me. Highly recommend this spinal surgeon without any reservation!
work comp snake
A review by a patient that verified they have visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on September 10th, 2013
patel is a work comp snake....recomended surgury in first few visits to make u think he cares....then reverses his decision when case manager (satan) throws her weight around.....i feel sorry for anybody visiting this doctor under work comp!!!! :( :( :( :(
I sincerely apologize that you feel this way. I always have the patient's best interest in mind. Surgical decision making is based on many factors and is often complex. I take all of these factors into account. I do not let insurance companies or workman compensation case managers influence my decision-making. I feel I am a conservative surgeon. However, if I felt surgery was in the best interest of my patient, I would not let outside forces influence my decision making. In the rare instance that I would change my mind regarding surgical decision making, it would exclusively be related to patient factors, updated imaging studies, and physical examination and absolutely NOT related to outside influences such as insurance companies or case managers.
A patient who verified they visited Dr. Mitul K Patel - Posted on July 15th, 2013
Dr. Patel, very approachable, very efficient and I could not be more pleased with the care I received.
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