Meet Amit M. Patel, M.D. - Atlanta Hand Specialist
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Meet Amit M. Patel, M.D.

Dr. Patel is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in treating conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow. He has completed a fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and an additional fellowship in Hand Surgery from the Hand Center of San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. This fellowship is considered to be one of the premiere fellowships in the country. Having learned from renowned surgeons, Dr. Patel has published research in national scientific journals and has presented at national conferences.

Conditions Treated

Dr. Patel treats patients with variety of common upper extremity problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, arthritis, trigger finger, Dupuytren’s disease, sprains and fractures. He also has expertise in complex trauma cases involving injuries to bone, tendons, and nerves. Additionally, Dr. Patel is well versed in work related injuries and the special attention required for such patients.

Why Patients Like Dr. Amit Patel

Patients describe Dr. Patel as a good listener and very detail oriented. He takes time to truly understand his patients’ concerns and enables them to drive the treatment plan while guiding them with up to date research and techniques. His main goal is to produce the best outcomes for his patients and help them return to their pre-injury work, hobbies, and life at home.

Education

Undergraduate

Loyola University Chicago
Graduated with Summa Cum Laude: Highest Honors

Medical School

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Residency

GRMEP/Michigan State University
General Surgery Residency

Fellowships

Rush University Medical Center
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

The Hand Center of San Antonio
Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship

Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons

Home Life

Dr. Patel and his wife are blessed with two children. At home, he loves to play with his children and spend time with his family. He is an avid traveler and enjoys running, basketball and football.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have pressure on your wrists? Many people have symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without knowing it. Find out how the condition is caused and what treatment you’ll receive from Atlanta Hand Specialists for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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Wrist & Hand Fracture

If you have shooting pain in your hand or wrist, you may have a wrist or hand fracture. Fracturing, or breaking, the bones in the wrist or hand is extremely easy because of their size and structure. Read on to learn how wrist and hand fractures are treated by Dr. Patel and the Atlanta Hand Specialists.

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Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is caused by stressing the tendons and getting your thumb or finger stuck in the bent position. Inflammation and localized pressure are common signs for trigger finger. Seek treatment from the Atlanta Hand Specialists about trigger finger and your treatment options available.

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Ganglion Cyst

Tender lumps found on the hand or wrist can be a cyst. Ganglion Cysts are commonly filled with fluid, and form because of tendon or joint irritation. Find out more about how Ganglion Cysts are treated by the specialists at Atlanta Hand Specialist.

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