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Dr. Atul Patel, MD

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Dr. Atul Patel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Fairfield, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine and is affiliated with Northbay Medical Center, Northbay Vacavalley Hospital and Highland Hospital.

Dr. Patel works at NorthBay Healthcare in Fairfield, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Low Back Pain, Herniated Disc and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    NorthBay Center for Neuroscience
    1860 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 230, Fairfield, CA 94533 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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  • Northbay Medical Center
  • Northbay Vacavalley Hospital
  • Highland Hospital

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    Aug 21, 2021
    He is the best. He performed surgery on my neck with exceptional results. Listens and follows through.
    Sophie — Aug 21, 2021
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    About Dr. Atul Patel, MD

    Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1740321884
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Atul Patel, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Patel is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Patel has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Patel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Patel works at NorthBay Healthcare in Fairfield, CA. View the full address on Dr. Patel’s profile.

    Dr. Patel has seen patients for Low Back Pain, Herniated Disc and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Patel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Patel. The overall rating for this provider is 2.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Patel.

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