Mercy Medical Group’s spine surgery practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical conditions of the adult and pediatric cervical, thoracic and lumbar spines. We offer comprehensive spine care of a full range of spinal conditions, from acute injuries and degenerative conditions of the neck and back such as disc herniations and spinal stenosis, to more complex conditions such as spinal infections, fractures, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis and spine tumors.
Our goal is to provide the most conservative, evidence-based care possible.
Through a multidisciplinary approach, our integrated network of surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists possess the latest tools and medical expertise to correct spinal injuries and disorders. Supported by specially trained nurses and physical therapists, we provide patients with the continuum of care needed to get you back to your normal daily activities.
Spinal care includes:
- Pain management
- Physical therapy
- Sports medicine
- Nonsurgical therapies
- Minimally Invasive Procedures: Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, Decompressions and Fusions
- General Surgery: Discectomy, Laminectomy, Spinal Fusion and Disc Replacement
The common conditions treated include:
- Herniated discs
- Spinal fractures
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal tumor
Mercy Medical Group’s spine surgeon
Mercy Medical Group is proud to have Ravi Patel, MD, perform spine surgeries for our patients. Dr. Patel graduated from Stanford University, and went on to the University of California at Davis School of Medicine, graduating in 2004. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Davis in 2009, and was Chief Resident in 2008-09. He completed a Fellowship in Spine & Scoliosis at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York in 2010. Dr. Patel’s practice is located at Mercy Medical Group’s Midtown and San Juan (Sacramento) locations. Dr. Patel is board eligible, a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California Orthopaedic Association, and the North American Spine Society. He has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has also been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
For more information about Dr. Ravi Patel.
Dr. Patel treats patients at the local Mercy hospitals. The Mercy hospitals provide excellent spine care under the umbrella of the Mercy Neurological Institute of Greater Sacramento (MNI).