About Dr. Arpit Patel


  • Undergraduate
    Neurobiology & Physiology
    University of Maryland (College Park, MD)
  • Medical School
    Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Blacksburg, VA)
  • Residency
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)
    Nassau University Medical Center (East Meadow, NY)
  • Fellowship
    Interventional Pain Medicine
    University of South Florida - Morsani School of Medicine (Tampa, FL)
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
North American Neuromodulation Society
The American Society of Pain and Neuroscience

Dr. Arpit Patel started Excel Pain and Spine in order to create a multidisciplinary, patient-centric practice to treat a wide range of acute and chronic pain syndromes. Dr. Patel is double board-certified in Interventional Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). He is an expert in all aspects of pain medicine and utilizes evidence-based, minimally invasive treatments to help patients manage their pain.

Dr. Patel earned top honors and graduated from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia. He went on to complete residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NUMC, where he was selected as Chief Resident. He completed his training at the ACGME accredited Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of South Florida Morsani School of Medicine and was voted by the faculty as “Fellow of the Year.”

Dr. Patel incorporates a wide range of fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided spinal and peripheral nerve injections, joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty, intrathecal drug delivery systems, cancer pain management, complex headache/facial pain management, and regenerative medicine treatments.

Dr. Patel is active in many diverse national and international pain societies and enjoys teaching advanced interventional pain and spine procedures. He serves as an Assistant Professor for the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Central Florida as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor for the University of South Florida’s Pain Medicine fellowship. He continues to incorporate academic level medicine in the outpatient setting.

As a testament to his hard work and dedication, Dr. Patel has received numerous prestigious awards and distinctions, including being voted Tampa Bay’s “Top Doc.” The University of South Florida named him Pain Medicine Faculty Attending of the Year in 2020.

Dr. Patel and the team at Excel Pain and Spine will help cultivate a comprehensive, personalized experience for your pain condition. Appointments are available by calling Excel Pain and Spine or booking online.

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Meet Dr. Arpit Patel

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