Nilpesh Patel

Nilpesh Patel MD

Lakewood Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 1130 Beachview Rd., Suite 100 Dallas, Texas 75218
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Dr. Nilpesh M. Patel is a board certified Orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. A North Carolina native, Dr. Patel joined Lakewood Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2010.

Dr. Patel has a special interest in hand, wrist and elbow surgery including sports related injuries, fracture treatment of the upper extremity, Dupuytren’s contracture, traumatic conditions including tendon repairs and reconstruction, as well as nerve related conditions.

Dr. Patel graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000 with a degree in Political Science and Chemistry. He continued his education at the University of North Carolina receiving his medical degree in 2004.

He moved to Atlanta, Georgia and completed a five-year residency in orthopedic surgery at Emory University. With an interest in hand and upper extremity surgery, he moved across the country for specialized training at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

He completed the prestigious fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery before joining Lakewood Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Patel is part of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgery, American Society for the Surgery of Hand and American Association of Hand Surgery.

Dr. Patel is happily married with 2 children. He enjoys playing tennis and traveling with his family.


These are my qualifications and what services I can provide to help you

  • Board Certifications

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialties

    Elbow Hand & Wrist Shoulder
  • In-Network Insurance

    AetnaBlue Cross BlueshieldCignaHumanaMedicareOtherTricareUnited HealthcareWorkers Compensation
  • Languages Spoken

  • Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Education

    • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
    • Emory University Atlanta Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
    • University of Washington Seattle

Patient Reviews

My favorite doctor...

I have had 3 surgeries with Dr. Gemas on my knees, I had a partial knee replacement 2 yrs ago and can now walk without pain. Four months ago Dr. Patel did surgery on my right hand. I no can use my right hand again and I am no in constant pain. I would recommend both Doctor’s to anyone. My experience with the associates at the front desk and with the assistants have been great. Both doctor’s are excellent and I will continue to use both in the future for any needs I may have. M B Dallas, TX

He takes time to explain the procedures

Dr. Patel is very friendly and explains procedures very well. K J A Dallas, TX

I am so happy to have chosen Dr Patel!

“I have visited Dr. Patel and Dr. Gemas for different needs. Dr. Gemas did my hip replacement about 5 years ago, and I am so satisfied! Dr. Patel has been seeing me for a hand injury, and has treated it perfectly. Both Doctors have been very honest and have been a pleasure to meet. I am so happy to have chosen Lakewood Ortho! A C Dallas, TX

He has been kind and comforting

I underwent major reconstruction on my right wrist, it has been a long process. Dr. Patel would walk me through each of 3 surgeries helping me understand why and how it would take place. He has been kind and comforting. S H Dallas, TX

I feel comfortable with his decisions

Everyone I had contact with was very friendly and helpful. Dr. Patel explained my injury completely and I feel comfortable with his decisions. I would recommend this doctor to any of my friends. Dr. Patels assistant was so kind to me. I really appreciate the care I received. J E A Dallas, TX

Good bed side manner...

Very professional – Dr. Patel “bed side manners” outstanding. I would recommend family & friends to visit Dr. Patel should the need arise. G A C Dallas, TX

I would recommend him to anyone...

Dr Patel did a great job with my ankle treatment and surgery. I would recommend him to anyone. W E W Dallas, TX

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