Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Nilesh J. Patel, who serves patients in Edison, New Jersey.
Dr. Patel is a reputable orthopaedic surgeon who joined Edison-Metuchen Orthopaedic Group in 2003.
Specializing in the treatment of foot and ankle, as well as knee disorders, some of the procedures that he performs include foot and ankle fusions, tendon repairs and reconstruction, knee and ankle arthroscopy, forefoot reconstruction – including bunion correction, and fracture repair.
Founded in 1984 by Dr. Joseph Lombardi, Edison-Metuchen Orthopaedic Group is a comprehensive, regional orthopaedic practice with top-notch surgeons in all orthopaedic subspecialties. With over 35 years of experience, its mission is to continue to deliver the latest and most effective orthopaedic treatment available. The practice is committed to helping people lead active lives, whether it is through treating a sports or work-related injury, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident or a slip-and-fall, treating fractures, replacing an arthritic joint, or relieving chronic or acute pain.
With a broad educational background, Dr. Patel graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology. Continuing his education, he earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following medical school, he completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the State University of New York, Downstate (Formerly known as The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn). He then received his subspecialty training in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
After completing his orthopaedic residency and foot and ankle fellowship, Dr. Patel attained board certification in orthopaedic surgery through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, he is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Additionally, he has made numerous clinical presentations detailing basic science and orthopaedic surgery research.
Highly recommended amongst colleagues and patients alike, Dr. Patel is also an attending physician at JFK Medical Center and Menlo Surgery Center.
Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
On a more personal note, Dr. Patel speaks English, Hindi, and Gujarati.
Learn More about Dr. Nilesh J. Patel:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3411080-Nilesh-Patel-Orthopedist or through Edison-Metuchen Orthopaedic Group, https://www.emog.net/nilesh-j-patel-m-d-f-a-a-o-s/
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