Nileshkumar Patel, MD
Board Certified in Pain Management
Board Certified in Anesthesiology
Fellowship Trained in Pain Management



"Every patient deserves to be treated as a family member, and not necessarily with narcotics."


Nileshkumar Patel, MD, is board certified in pain management and anesthesiology. Dr. Patel is well versed in the practice of pain management. As a national and international lecturer, Dr. Patel has served as a teacher and mentor in academic settings. His resume includes academic instruction, as well as cadaveric teaching, both nationally and internationally, including in Scotland, Korea and at Harvard Medical School, as well as at the Cleveland Clinic in 2011; in Hungary and England in 2009; and in Australia, Singapore and Malaysia in 2008. In addition, Dr. Patel is extensively published, with more than 25 original peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Patel completed his residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he also served as chief resident. In addition, he completed his fellowship in pain management at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he was also on staff.

Dr. Patel believes in providing patients with minimally invasive treatment options and working with each patient individually to identify and treat the source of their pain. He has a particular interest in treating whiplash and offering minimally invasive outpatient surgical options for patients with lumbar disc herniations and stenosis.

Hobbies/Special Interests:

In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys cricket and reading.

Professional Memberships:

International Spine Intervention Society - member since 1997


Master of Business Administration - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, United Kingdom


St. Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Board Certification(s):

Board Certified in Pain Management
Board Certified in Anesthesiology