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Dr. Anuj Patel, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Anuj Patel, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

620 Cherokee Street NE Suite 300 Marietta GA, 30060

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Dr. Anuj Patel is an orthopaedic spine surgeon practicing in Atlanta, Marietta, and Hiram, Georgia. Dr. Patel specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques which he uses to treat all spinal conditions of the neck and back including degenerative, traumatic, oncologic, and deformity conditions. Dr. Patel performs all spinal surgeries through minimally invasive approaches including anterior and posterior cervical decompression and fusions, cervical disc replacement, cervical laminoplasty, lumbar microdiscectomy and laminectomy, and thoracic and lumbar anterior, lateral, and posterior fusion. Dr. Patel also treats pediatric orthopedic spine, including scoliosis.

Education and Training

University of South Alabama College of Medicine MD 2013

Georgetown University Bachelor of Science 2009

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Dr. Anuj Patel, MD's Expert Contributions
  • Lumbar Disc Herniations

    Does nothing seem to work in treating your herniated disc and pinched nerve? Sometimes, medications and exercise aren’t enough to remedy a slipped or bulging disc – what doctors refer to as a herniated disc. If this is the case for you, your doctor may recommend surgery. Keep reading to learn...

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
  • North American Spine Society  
  • Atlanta Orthopedic Society  
  • Georgia Orthopedic Society  

Residency

  • Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Residency   2018
  • Emory University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery Residency) (2018)

Fellowships

  • Harvard University Combined Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Surgery of the Spine  2019
  • Microendoscopic Spine Institute MIS Spine Sub-fellowship  2019

Fellowships

  • Harvard University Combined Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Surgery of the Spine) (2019); Microendoscopic Spine Institute (MIS Spine Sub-fellowship) (2019)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Atlanta Orthopedic Society, Georgia Orthopedic Society

Dr. Anuj Patel, MD's Practice location

620 Cherokee Street NE Suite 300 -
Marietta, GA 30060
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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Anuj Patel, who serves patients throughout the State of Georgia.

Dr. Patel is a board-eligible and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques that allow for less postoperative pain, decreased soft tissue injury, less blood loss, and faster recovery times. He treats all spinal conditions of the neck and back including degenerative, traumatic, oncologic, and deformity conditions. 

In practice with Piedmont Orthopedics | OrthoAtlanta, Dr. Patel performs all spinal surgeries, including anterior and posterior cervical decompression and fusion, cervical disc replacement, cervical laminoplasty, lumbar microdiscectomy and laminectomy, as well as thoracic and lumbar anterior, lateral, and posterior fusion – all through minimally invasive approaches. 

Dr. Patel completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at Emory University in 2018, where he was elected the Chief Orthopedic Resident. He then completed the prestigious Spine Surgery Fellowship at the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program at Harvard University in 2019. He has trained under the leaders in the field of spine surgery at both institutions. Dr. Patel also completed a sub-fellowship at the Microendoscopic Spine Institute in Boston, Massachusetts in 2019 focusing on minimally invasive spine surgical techniques. 

Recognized as an expert in his field, Dr. Patel has been published in multiple spinal journals, including The Spine Journal, Clinical Spine, and Global Spine on the topic of minimally invasive spine surgery. He has presented at international spine meetings, including NASS, CSRS, SRS, and the AAOS and won the best clinical presentation at CSRS in 2016.

In addition, he holds membership status with several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Atlanta Orthopedic Society, the Cobb County Medical Society, and the Georgia Orthopedic Society.

Professionally, Dr. Patel is also affiliated with Piedmont Atlanta Hospital and the Piedmont Clinic, as well as WellStar Paulding Hospital in Hiram. His areas of interest include minimally-invasive spine surgery, adult degenerative spinal surgery of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, adult spinal deformity surgery, traumatic spine injuries, motion preservation technology / total disc arthroplasty, spinal tumors / spinal cord tumors, and pediatric orthopedic spine surgery, including scoliosis. 

OrthoAtlanta is one of the largest physician-owned orthopedic and sports medicine practices in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area providing an integrated approach to delivering musculoskeletal care with 39 physicians serving in 14 offices. 

Orthopedic Surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. They work in clinical and hospital settings.

In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Ashley, his son, Charlie, and his dogs. He enjoys being on the lake and loves water skiing, wakeboarding, and fishing. He loves playing sports, especially soccer, as well as travelling, having been involved in orthopedic service projects in the United States and internationally in Cape Town, South Africa.

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