About

About

Dr. Patel is board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. She completed both her Interventional Pain Medicine fellowship and Anesthesiology residency at the prestigious Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Patel specializes in the treatment of back and neck pain caused by arthritis, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis and pain following spine surgery. She also has expertise in treating neuropathic pain, cancer related pain, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), atypical facial pain, pelvic pain, headache and peripheral neuralgias.

Dr. Kiran Patel with Patient

Dr. Patel offers a variety of treatment options to help eliminate pain intractable to previous therapy, including epidurals, nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablation and the latest minimally invasive spine procedures. To expand the breadth of treatment options offered to her patients, Dr. Patel completed training in medical acupuncture at Harvard Medical School and Brigham Women's Hospital. She is certified by the State Medical board of New York to practice Medical Acupuncture.

Dr. Patel's practice philosophy is to blend medical innovation, evidence based medicine and compassion to meet each patient's individual goals. She strives to improve functionality and allow patients to resume an active lifestyle. Dr. Patel believes that the treatment of pain is not only a physical issue but an emotional one as well. She offers patients the personal time and care that is needed to thoroughly evaluate their pain and provide them with the most appropriate treatment.

As a result of her commitment to patient care, Dr. Patel was the recipient of the 2009-2010 Society for Education in Anesthesiology-Health Volunteers Overseas Traveling Fellowship, a grant to teach Anesthesia and Pain Medicine in the developing world. Dr. Patel has also been involved in patient advocacy through medical broadcasting and documentaries in Africa and India.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

    • Pain Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine

  • Academic titles

    • Clinical Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

  • Residencies

    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons

  • Internships

    • Yale University School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Staten Island University Hospital

    • Syosset Hospital

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In the news

In the news

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NEW YORK, NY ?" After three years of enduring excruciating chronic back pain and being told there was no likelihood of recovery, Melissa Collins of West Babylon, NY finally got her life back thanks to a unique treatment she received at Lenox Hill Hospital...

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