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Ketan B Patel, MD

About

Dr. Patel joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 2012 after completing a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he was trained to perform the most advanced non-surgical techniques by one of the world’s leading experts in pain management.

Prior to his Fellowship, Dr. Patel completed his residency training in anesthesiology at the renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, during which time he authored content for a preeminent pain management textbook.

Dr. Patel has received numerous awards and distinctions throughout his academic career and medical training. He is expertly trained in a variety of diagnostic specialties and treatments, including: fluoroscopic-guided spinal injections, radiofrequency ablation, discography, spinal cord stimulation, kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty and peripheral nerve injections.

As an individual with scoliosis, Dr. Patel intimately appreciates the impact chronic pain has on his patients’ lives. Empathy, collaboration and communication are the foundation of his patient care philosophy. He eagerly works with patients and their families to create customized plans to treat their pain and restore quality of life.

Dr. Patel is board-certified in anesthesiology and pain management. He maintains active memberships in the North American Spine Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the International Spine Intervention Society.

In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys playing basketball, traveling with his family, and taking part in community service.

Affiliations Aldie, Haymarket
Awards
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2016
  • Virginia American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Director at Large 2016
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2015
  • Virginia American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Director at Large 2015
Education
  • Board Certification
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management
  • Fellowship
  • David Geffen School Medicine at UCLA United States Los Angeles, CA 2012
  • Internship
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine United States Baltimore, MD 2008
  • Medical School
  • Albany Medical College United States Albany, NY 2007
  • Residency
  • John Hopkins University School of Medicine United States Baltimore, MD 2011
  • Undergraduate
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute United States Troy, NY 2004

Reviews

  • 05/11/2021
    Rating: 5

    Staff is always friendly. They are helpful and answer any questions they can. Dr. Patel is nice and will take the time to listen and also answer questions if his staff cannot. [...]

  • 05/11/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr Patel was exceptionally kind and listened to my complaints

  • 05/11/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Patel takes time to not only talk, but listen and answer all questions you have. He walks in with up to date knowledge on x-rays and MRIs even if you're given a PA for the follow up. I truly value his opinion

  • 05/06/2021
    Rating: 5

    The staff and Dr.Patel was very friendly and professional. Doctor explained the causes and suggested solutions. Asked my opinion and I felt included and comfortable.