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Kushal Patel, MD

4.9/5
93 Ratings19 Comments
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

Education: University of Illinois, Chicago, 2014

Residency: University of Illinois, Chicago, 2019

Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2020

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

Reviews

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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(93 Ratings, 19 Comments)
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8/28/2021
He answered all my questions and was very informative and kind
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8/27/2021
Dr Patel is excellent
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8/22/2021
I was very impressed with Dr. Patel's level of concern and willingness to answer my questions. He has a plan, explained it to me, and answered my questions.
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8/19/2021
No hiccups very good.
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7/22/2021
Very happy with w/*Dr. Patel.
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7/9/2021
Dr. Patel deserves the Nobel Prize for Medicine.
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6/2/2021
I really like this Doctor. He really cared about my fingers, also when he gave me the Painful Shot He really did everything he could to make the shot bearable. Therefore it really Went quickly With minimum pain. If I have to experience this Again I only want him to do it.
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5/25/2021
very professional. Great experience
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5/20/2021
He was very professional.
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5/20/2021
*Dr. Patel is very caring and provides a great experience. Explained my issue well and addressed my issue.
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