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Ashish Patel, MD

Philosophy of Care

My training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, a leading orthopaedic hospital, created a strong desire to educate my patients regarding their neck and back condition, as I believe a well-informed patient can better participate during a joint decision-making process. I am focused on maximizing the overall patient experience and streamlining high-quality spine care for my patients.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

Based on 164 reviews

  • General


    • Spine Surgery
    • The Spine Center


    • Orthopaedic Surgery

    Accepts both children and adults


    • English
    • Gujurati
    • German

    Cervical radiculopathy, cervical myelopathy, cervical deformity, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, early onset scoliosis, congenital scoliosis, flat back syndrome, adult degenerative scoliosis, adult idiopathic scoliosis, pediatric scoliosis, pediatric spine surgery, Scheuermann’s kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, radiculopathy, sagittal imbalance, ankylosing spondylitis, spine tumors and spine trauma

    I enjoy travelling, exploring new cultures and cuisines. I also have a passion for cooking and therefore eating! I enjoy challenging myself physically, whether its training for a marathon, prepping for a mountain climb or hitting the slopes. I love my job, family and hobbies immensely and constantly seek a healthy work life balance.

  • Education

    School Ross University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 11/2007
    Degree MD

    School State University of New York - Downstate
    Title Orthopaedic Residency

    School Hospital for Special Surgery
    Specialty Spine Surgery

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • North American Spine Society
    • Scoliosis Research Society
    • AO Spine
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Hospital for Special Surgery Chief Fellow
    Date 12/2016

    Name SUNY Downstate Orthopaedic Resident of the Year
    Date 12/2015

  • Research & Clinical Trials


    • Anatomical Modifications during the Lateral Transpsoas Approach to the Lumbar Spine: The Impact of Vertebral Rotation, 2018.
    • Moving Beyond Radiographs: Changes in Gait Patterns after AIS Realignment, 2016.
    • Gait Stability Improvement after Fusion Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis is Influenced by Corrective Measures in Coronal and Sagittal Planes, 2014.
    • Adult Spinal Deformity-Postoperative Standing Imbalance: How Much Can You Tolerate? An Overview of Key Parameters in Assessing Alignment and Planning Corrective Surgery, 2010.
    • Pelvic Tilt and Truncal Inclination: Two Key Radiographic Parameters in the Setting of Adults with Spinal Deformity, 2009.
    • 'Anterior Structural Support in Adult Spinal Deformity', in Klineberg ed. Adult Spinal Deformity.
    • 'Animal Models for Spinal Deformity and Their Role in the Development of Surgical Non-Fusion AIS Techniques', in Sharan A., Vaccaro A., Tang S. ed. Basic Science of Spinal Diseases.
    • 'De Novo Scoliosis', in Keith Bridwell, ed. The Textbook of Operative Spine Surgery.
    • 'The Importance of the Sagittal Plane: Spino-Pelvic Considerations', in Newton P., O’Brien M., Betz R., Shufflebarger H., ed. Idiopathic Scoliosis: The Harms Study Group Guide to Evaluation and Treatment.
    • 'Classification of Adult Spinal Deformity', in I. Horvorka, J.P. Farcy, ed. Spine Concepts.

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    Based on 164 reviews

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    Comments (17)

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    Dec 04, 2019
    Dr Patel cared about my situation. He reviewed my tests and spent valuable time explaining things to me in a way that I understood.  
    Nov 15, 2019
    first time with him and surprisingly great appointment  
    Nov 14, 2019
    I felt very comfortable and informed.  
    Nov 08, 2019
    He is absolutely confident in his work and bedside manner is extraordinarily well. He took time to answer questions without showing any frustration of repeating himself  
    Nov 08, 2019
    Dr Patel was amazing! He spent extra time with us making sure both my Husband and I fully understood my problem and solution  
    Oct 25, 2019
    Dr. Patel is a true, and dedicated professional.   
    Oct 24, 2019
    Oct 18, 2019
    Dr Patel was exceptional!!  
    Oct 10, 2019
    Care provider was very informative about my visit, kind & patient.  
    Sep 01, 2019
    Aug 27, 2019
    we were very impressed with professionalism and assessment of Dr. Patel. He explained everything in a very detailed manner. We will definitely recommend Dr. Patel to others.  
    Aug 20, 2019
    Dr Patel was exceptionally kind and knowledgeable, i was very impressed  
    Aug 20, 2019
    I really liked Dr. Patel  
    Aug 15, 2019
    Dr. Patel took the took to explain what was going on with my back. he is easy to talk to and very professional but still makes you feel comfortable and at ease. I would recommend See more  
    Aug 14, 2019
    already told NUMEROUS people about thus entire practice  
    Aug 14, 2019
    I have been more pleased by the care I received from Dr. Patel than quite honestly any doctor I've ever seen! He is an amazing doctor, as well as a kind, compassionate and caring individual. See more  
    Aug 14, 2019
    Dr. Patel is the most caring, personable doctor I've ever encountered. He is a great addition to the Spine Center and I would recommend him to anyone.  
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Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems
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Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems
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