Jay Patel, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in Total Joint Replacement
and Adult Reconstructive Surgery. His area of expertise includes both
primary and revision surgical procedures of the hip and knee. He also
brings expertise in new surgical techniques including minimally invasive
surgical procedures, anterior approach hip replacement surgery, computer
navigation, as well as robotic joint replacement.
Dr. Patel earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Sciences from
Harvard University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
He then went on to earn both a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
and his Medical Doctorate from Stanford University.
While at Stanford, Dr. Patel was actively involved in research pertaining
to computer navigation systems for joint replacement surgery and also
assisted in designing multiple orthopedic surgical devices as a member
of the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Program.
He subsequently completed his Orthopaedic Surgical Residency at the University
of California, Irvine, under the guidance of Dr. Robert Gorab and Dr.
Steven Barnett. After residency he completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction,
Arthritis, and Joint Replacement Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery
(HSS) in New York City. This institution was recently voted the #1 rated
Orthopaedic Hospital in the nation according to US News and World Report.
While at HSS, Dr. Patel trained under several world renowned orthopedic
surgeons including Drs. Chitranjan Ranawat, Thomas Sculco, and Eduardo Salvati.
Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has published
on multiple areas of orthopedic research, including computer navigation
systems for total joint replacement, revision of complex hip and knee
replacement surgery and orthopedic clinical outcomes.
He enjoys spending time with his wife and young child as well as cycling,
hiking, and skiing.