Kushal Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas, located in Rockwall, Wylie, Forney, and Terrell, Texas.
Originally from Houston, Texas, Dr. Patel studied at Baylor University in Waco and received a Bachelor of Arts. He subsequently attended Texas A&M School of Medicine in Bryan, graduating with honors. While there, he was accepted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and awarded the James A. Knight Leadership in Medicine award.
Dr. Patel continued his aspirations of orthopaedic surgery, completing his residency at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas.
Dr. Patel then embarked on the most influential stage of his professional career—a sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship in Denver, Colorado. He trained under renowned mentors there, learning arthroscopic surgery and molding his professional outlook as a sports medicine surgeon.
From treating Division I athletes to world-class athletes training in Colorado, Dr. Patel developed the appreciation and expectations of returning athletes to the highest level of performance. Furthermore, he was trained in minimally invasive surgical procedures and strives to bring the latest technology to treating his patients.
When not focusing on his professional career, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, aged 7 and 9. Together, they enjoy traveling and hiking. In fact, the family has hiked extensively in Colorado, Zion National Park, and Sedona.