Anant I. Patel, MD, maintains a position within Central Texas Brain and Spine located in Austin, Texas. An expert in treating complex spine disorders and brain tumors, Dr. Patel is one of the only neurosurgeons in Austin that currently performs the NexFrame frameless Deep Brain Stimulator for people with movement disorders such as Parkinson's. He is one of six on-site, training physicians in the country for this procedure. Double Board certified in neurological and orthopedic surgery, Dr. Patel has been actively involved in neuroscience research and is the recipient of grants from the National Institute of Health and the General Electric Research Foundation. He continues to publish his research works in medical journals and has been the recipient of numerous Patient's Choice Awards; as well as the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award for years.
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Education and Training
Wake Forest University
Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery
Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Patient's Choice, 5th Anniversary Award, 2012-2013
- Patient's Choice Award, 2008-2013
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2010, 2012-2013
- Member Travis County Medical Society
- Wake Forest University
Professional Society Memberships
- American Board of Neurological Surgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
What do you attribute your success to?
- Education, Technology, Enjoying the Profession, Making a Difference in the Field and Patient's Lives
Hobbies / Sports
- Family, Friends, Sports, Traveling
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- What Is Oromandibular Dystonia?
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- Lobotomies in Other Countries
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- Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
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