Arpan Patel, M.D.

DK1_5800Arpan Patel, MD, one of the founders of Premier Pain & Spine, is a Double Board Certified Anesthesiologist and a Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Management Physician. He and his partners are the Directors of the Pain Management Center at MacNeal, West Suburban, and Westlake Hospitals.


Dr. Patel specializes in the diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of all pain conditions. His particular interests include complex regional pain syndrome, cancer pain, peripheral and central neuromodulation, vertebral compression fractures/osteoporosis, and cervicogenic headaches. He has presented on various pain topics nationally and internationally.


Dr. Patel is a member in good-standing with the American Society of Anesthesiology, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and International Spine Intervention Society.


As one of the co-founders of Premier Pain & Spine, Dr. Arpan Patel’s mission coincides with that of the other physicians and staff in his group, specifically, to provide compassionate, innovative, and comprehensive care. He recognizes that pain medicine involves a multi-disciplinary approach.


As a result, he believes that coordination-of-care and communication between involved physicians is essential and remains the foundation for excellent patient outcomes. By integrating different modalities of pain-reducing therapies, Dr. Patel hopes to help his patients regain their functionality and enjoy life once again.


Dr. Arpan’s Education and Training

Fellowship – Pain Management

  • Tri-Institute Pain Fellowship—New York, NY
  • University Hospital of Cornell and Columbia
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Hospital for Special Surgery

Residency – Anesthesiology

  • Northwestern University—Chicago, IL

Medical School

  • Indiana University School of Medicine—Indianapolis, IN


  • Purdue University—West Lafayette, IN
  • Major: Chemical Engineering

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