Nilpesh Patel, MD

Nilpesh Patel, M.D.

Meet Nilpesh Patel, MD

Board Certified Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon


Nilpesh Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas, located in Rockwall, Wylie, Forney, and Terrell, Texas. Dr. Patel specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery, including sports-related injuries, fracture treatment of the upper extremity, Dupuytren's contracture, and traumatic and nerve-related conditions. 

A North Carolina native, Dr. Patel graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000 with a political science and chemistry degree. He continued his education at the University of North Carolina, receiving his medical degree in 2004. 

Dr. Patel moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and completed a five-year residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University. With an interest in hand and upper extremity surgery, he moved across the country for specialized training at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he completed the prestigious fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery. 

In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys outdoor activities, traveling with his wife, and watching his three children play sports.