Nilesh Patel, OPA-C, holds a Master of Science degree in Sports Medicine/Health from Texas Tech University, with an internship in orthopedic surgery. He also holds a BS in Zoology from the same university.
Nilesh began his career in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and an affiliated Level 1 trauma center in Lubbock, TX. His focus eventually shifted to trauma, pediatrics, and hand injuries. Following this experience, Nilesh served as a staff orthopedic physician assistant at Covenant Medical Group, also in Lubbock. From there, he moved to the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute at East Texas Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center in Tyler, TX. Most recently, Nilesh served as an orthopedic physician assistant at Pediatric Sports & Spine Associates in Grapevine.
Originally from Nottingham, England, Nilesh is dedicated to improving quality of life for those affected by orthopedic injuries. In his spare time, he enjoys playing volleyball and basketball, watching movies, and spending time with his family .