Naresh P. Patel, M.D. is a neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic Arizona, where he treats surgical conditions of the brain and spine. These conditions include cervical and lumbar spinal stenosis, herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, brain metastases, pituitary tumors, spinal cord tumors and more. He is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. Patel is actively involved in neurosurgical research and education, having published over 200 peer-reviewed abstracts, journal manuscripts and book chapters in the field of neurosurgery. He teaches the Fundamentals of Spinal Instrumentation course at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting. He has received recognition for his work, including multiple academic and clinical awards over the last 20 years. He is listed as a Top Doctor in Neurosurgery at Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed a surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Following his residency, he completed a complex reconstructive spine fellowship at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic #1 in Arizona.