Nikhil Patel, MD, a Pain Management Specialist with Interventional Pain Specialists of Southwest Florida

Get to know Pain Management Specialist Dr. Nikhil Patel, who serves patients in Riverview, Florida.

Specializing in interventional pain management and electrodiagnostic testing, Dr. Patel is a board-certified and fellowship-trained pain management specialist who is on staff at Interventional Pain Specialists of Southwest Florida in Riverview, Florida. Interventional Pain Specialists of Southwest Florida focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to pain management in order to effectively minimize pain and restore function. The practice’s multidisciplinary approach includes treating the physical, psychological, and emotional aspects of acute and chronic pain. What’s more, the goal of the team of professionals working there is to empower each patient to take back control of their lives, maximize their activity level, and live life to its fullest potential.

Originally from Indianapolis, Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Miramar, Florida in 2006. He then went on to complete his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin, followed by his fellowship in pain medicine at the National Pain Institute in Winter Park, Florida. 

Additionally, he earned board certification in physical medicine & rehabilitation by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). The ABPMR was established in 1947 as the certifying body for the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation under the American Board of Medical Specialties. The board certifies both allopathic and osteopathic physicians.

Pain medicine, pain management, pain control or algiatry, is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with chronic pain. “My approach to treating pain is multidisciplinary, including physical rehabilitation, injections, pain psychology, and medications. This approach allows patients to have better control over their pain and more importantly, enables patients to get back to their normal functional and activity levels,” as stated by Dr. Patel. 

Learn More about Dr. Nikhil Patel:

Through his findatopdoc profile, or  through Interventional Pain Specialists of Southwest Florida,


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