Ankit Patel, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

Medical School University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ Robert Wood Johnson (2004), Medicine
Internship Christiana Care Medicine (2005), Transitional Year
Residency Baylor College of Medicine PM&R (2008), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Fellowship MD Anderson Cancer Center (2009), Pain Management

Clinical Interests

Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Discography
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
Spine Disorders
  • Back Pain (Low Back Pain)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Radiculitis & Radiculopathy
  • Neck Pain (Cervical Radiculopathy)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cancer Pain
  • Spondyolisthesis
  • Sports Spinal Related Injuries
Non-Surgical Treatment for Spine Disorders
  • Epidural Injection
  • Facet Block (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Medical Management
  • Physical Therapy Evaluations
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation/Stimulators (SCS)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Vertebroplasty

Research Interests

  • Back pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Neck pain
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Vertebral compression fractures

Honors/Awards

  • Academic Excellence Award
    Diagnostic Radiology-Nuclear Medicine (2004)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    National Medical Honor Society (2004)
  • Student Outreach Program Award
    Garden State Scholarship (2004)
  • Lester Lages Scholarship
    Academic Achievement (2001)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • International Spine Intervention Society (2010)
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Medical Association
  • North American Neuromodulation Society