Dr. Patel and the team at Southern Pain and Spine take a patient-focused approach to care, restoring function through rehabilitation.
Originally from Guntersville, Alabama, Dr. Patel graduated from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, with a degree in pharmacy. Upon graduation, Dr. Patel founded multiple pharmacies and served as a chief pharmacist while also mentoring/teaching as off-site faculty for Samford University School of Pharmacy. With a rewarding career in his pharmacy practice, Dr. Patel chose to further his education in the field of medicine.
He earned his Doctor of Osteopathy at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia, and completed his anesthesiology residency at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Patel finished his post-graduate training at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, one of the premier pain management training programs in the country. Dr. Patel is a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty training in pain medicine.
At Southern Pain and Spine, Dr. Patel and the team provide innovative, evidence-based, and compassionate pain management care. They specialize in treating a wide range of pain conditions, including neck pain, low back pain, arthritis, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and headaches and migraines.
With a focus on rehabilitation, Southern Pain and Spine utilizes advanced diagnostic techniques and a variety of non-opioid interventional treatment options to restore function to those suffering from chronic pain conditions. Southern Pain and Spine also specializes in workers’ compensation, providing comprehensive care to help injured workers get back to their job and the activities they enjoy.
Dr. Patel uses his advanced clinical skills and knowledge to provide patients with the tools they need to reduce pain and improve physical and mental well-being. Call the office nearest you or schedule an appointment online today.
University of Alabama
1994 - 1995
Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medecine
Doctorate, Osteopathic Medicine
St. Louis University Hospital Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care