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Ankit Patel, DO
Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Fellowship Trained in Interventional Pain Management
Dr. Ankit Patel is a highly regarded Interventional pain physician practicing at Elite Pain and Spine Institute in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Patel is board certified in Anesthesiology and fellowship trained in Pain Medicine.
Dr. Patel moved to Arizona from England in 2005 and spent the following 8 years graduating from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and subsequently obtaining his medical degree from Midwestern University. He then moved to Oklahoma for his residency training at the Oklahoma University Health Science Center in Anesthesiology. During residency, Dr. Patel developed a strong interest in the field of pain management through active research and clinical rotations. He consequently completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of Toledo Medical Center where he was trained by current world leaders and researchers in the field of pain medicine.
Dr. Patel uses a multi-disciplinary approach to combat pain, including interventional pain procedures, medical management, and physical and behavioral therapy. He has robust training in various treatment modalities, including advanced procedures like spinal cord/DRG stimulation, interspinous spacers, kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty and intrathecal drug delivery systems. He is also very skilled in interventional injections including radiofrequency rhizotomy techniques, epidural steroid injections, selective nerve blocks, and joint injections. His mission is to provide functional restoration for those suffering from chronic pain. He strives to treat all of his patients on an individual basis with compassionate care and help them improve their quality of life.
In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys watching and playing tennis and soccer. Having undergone schooling in 3 different countries, Dr. Patel developed a passion to learn and experience different cultures at an early age. Dr. Patel loves traveling and he really believes that “To travel is to live.”