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Nimesh H. Patel, MD

Nimesh H. Patel, MD, FAANS, Neurosurgeon
Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Nimesh H. Patel, MD, neurosurgeon. The independently practicing physicians at the Methodist Brain and Spine Institute are employed by MedHealth and are not employees or agents of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Health System, or any of its hospitals.

Nimesh H. Patel, MD

Medical Degree

  • University of Louisville Medical School, Kentucky

Neurosurgery Residency

  • Rush University Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • Adjunct Attending, Rush University Hospital, 2007
  • Awarded the 2009 Kelvin Von Roenn Teaching Award

Professional Organizations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, member
  • North American Spine Society, member
  • American Medical Association, member
  • Texas Medical Association, member
  • Dallas County Medical Society, member
  • Illinois State Neurosurgical Society, member
  • Director at Large for Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons (TANS) – 2013-Present
  • TANS representative to Texas Medical Association  Interspecialty Society Committee – 2012-13

GrantsD Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2013

  • Recipient of the CINN Foundation neuroscience research grant

Publications and Presentations

  • Journal of Neurosurgery
  • NeurosurgeryD Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2012
  • The Spine Journal
  • Surgical Neurology
  • Surgical Technology International
  • Radiosurgery and Orthopedics Hyperguide
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons
  • Rush University Hospital

Special Interests

  • Malignant brain tumors, minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spinal reconstruction

 

David Fortune – Anterior Cervical Discectomy Patient Success Story Video


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David Fortune is back to playing his guitar and singing as a Willie Nelson impersonator after the burning neck pain and arm pain caused by a herniated disc were relieved following minimally invasive anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, performed by Dr. Nimesh H. Patel, independently practicing neurosurgeon on the Methodist Health System medical staff. 

Concussion Discussion with DallasCowboys.com


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Dr. Nimesh H. Patel, independently practicing neurosurgeon on the Methodist Health System medical staff, talks about concussions, concussion symptoms, and concussion treatment and other NFL injuries with Nick Eatman from DallasCowboys.com.

 

Back Health and the Expectant Mother: Methodist Health System Health Talk


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Dr. Nimesh Patel, independently practicing neurosurgeon on the Methodist Health System medical staff, talks about what women can do to prepare their backs for a pregnancy, including core exercises to strengthen back muscles, abdominal muscles, and lateral muscles and shares simple tips to keep backs healthy.

 

Quit your backaching! – WFAA Good Morning Texas video segment – November 4, 2010

 

Dr. Nimesh H. Patel, independently practicing neurosurgeon with the Methodist Moody Brain and Spine Institute at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, appeared on WFAA's Good Morning Texas to discuss relief from chronic back and neck pain.


Putting Back and Neck Pain Behind You — WFAA Good Morning Texas video segment

 

Neurosurgeon Dr. Nimesh H. Patel from the Methodist Brain and Spine Institute and Methodist Dallas employee Cheryl Payne appeared on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas June 15, 2010. Cheryl recently underwent minimally invasive back surgery ending three and a half years of suffering from chronic back and leg pain.

 

The Methodist Brain and Spine Institute is an assumed name of MedHealth, a Texas nonprofit health care organization, and is established for purposes of establishing a location for a multidisciplinary approach to treat brain and spine injuries.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The independently practicing physicians at the Methodist Brain and Spine Institute are employed by MedHealth and are not employees or agents of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Health System, or any of its hospitals.

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