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Kushal Patel, M.D.

Specialties:
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery; Orthopedic Surgery
Practice:
Edward-Elmhurst Medical Groups
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Arthroscopy of Wrist and Elbow; Fractures of Hand, Wrist and Elbow; Arthritis of Hand, Wrist and Elbow; Biceps and Triceps Tendon Rupture; Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome; Peripheral Nerve Surgery; Nerve Injuries and Nerve Compression; Joint Replacement of Hand, Wrist and Elbow; Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery; Malunion and Nonunion of Fractures; Tendon Injuries

This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.

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Philosophy Of Care

As a hand and upper extremity surgeon, my goal is to provide every patient with compassionate, high quality care. I believe listening to my patients symptoms is key to identifying the correct diagnosis and to creating an evidence-based treatment plan that optimizes health and functionality. A focused, well directed course of therapy can successfully treat many hand, wrist, and elbow ailments. If surgery is necessary, I am trained in both cutting edge open and minimally invasive techniques. I have experience caring for the most complex injuries, including replantation and reconstruction of amputated hands and fingers. Whether your hope is to return to professional sports or perform daily activities without pain, I am committed to working with you to achieve your goals.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago

Residency: University of Illinois, Chicago

Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston)

Society: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; American Society of Surgery of the Hand

Certifications

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Beech Street PPO
CCN PPO/Coventry
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
Coventry Health Care
Great West HMO
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Health Care Finest Network
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana PPO
Medicare
Multi Plan
Private HealthCare /Multi Plan
Pref. Netwrk Access/Hlth Dirct
PpoNEXT (formerly Healthstar)
Tricare (fmrly Champus)
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage