Florida Hospital Altamonte is pleased to announce that Dr. Chetan ¬†Patel has been appointed the medical director of the Spine Center at Altamonte.
Online PR News – 22-August-2010 – – Florida Hospital Altamonte is pleased to announce that Dr. Chetan ¬†Patel has been appointed the medical director of the Spine Center at Altamonte. ¬†Dr. Patel, a nationally-renowned spine surgeon, will use his expertise as a ¬†specialist in minimally invasive back and neck surgery to lead the new ¬†center.
Dr. Patel has extensive training and an educational background in minimally invasive spine surgery. He has a passion for research that is leading the way in the treatment of spinal disorders. His current research projects help provide a better understanding for the causes of ¬†lower back pain and minimally invasive treatments that can dramatically improve upon the traditional treatment options available today. ¬†Additionally, Dr. Patel travels nationally and internationally to teach ¬†other spine surgeons about the latest techniques. He has published ¬†numerous articles and book chapters on minimally invasive spine surgery.
Dr. Patel earned his medical degree and completed his residency at ¬†the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed a fellowship at ¬†William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Prior to joining Florida ¬†Hospital Altamonte, Dr. Patel was the director of minimally invasive spine surgery at William Beaumont Hospital.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the North American Spine Society. Dr. Patel is also currently a global faculty member of the Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement for Florida Hospital Altamonte.
"We are thrilled to have a renowned surgeon such as Dr. Patel join ¬†our team at Florida Hospital," said Rob Fulbright, administrator of ¬†Florida Hospital Altamonte. "We are committed to recruiting the best ¬†physicians to meet the needs of our community. I believe that Dr. ¬†Patel's skill and expertise will be extremely valuable to Central Floridians."
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Patel, call the Spine Center at ¬†Altamonte at 407-303-5452.