Dr. Alpesh A. Patel MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Alpesh A. Patel is an orthopedic surgeon in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Patel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 68 doctors at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and one of 68 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Spinal Diseases, Spinal Cord Compression, Spinal Cord Injuries, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Cervical Vertebrae, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Lumbar Vertebrae, Reoperation, Spinal Fusion, Postoperative Complications, Injury Severity Score, Retrospective Studies, Spinal Fractures

Hospital Affiliation

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #7 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2000 - 2005

Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, 2005 - 2006

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Incidence and risk factors for postoperative ileus following anterior, posterior, and circumferential lumbar fusion.
Fineberg SJ, Nandyala SV, Kurd MF, Marquez-Lara A, Noureldin M, Sankaranarayanan S, Patel AA, Oglesby M, Singh K 2013 10 31

Thoracolumbar spine trauma: Evaluation and surgical decision-making.
Joaquim AF, Patel AA 2013 1

Evidence-based recommendations for spine surgery.
Fisher CG, Vaccaro AR, Prasad SK, Whang PG, Mulpuri K, Thomas KC, Chi J, Patel AA 2014 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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