Dr Patel listened, was personable, extremely knowledgeable and offered me a reasoned explanation on why he believed open surgical carpal tunnel release would be the best course of treatment for me. His advice was opposed to what I thought I wanted, but I listened to him. He sent me research reflecting why he believed open surgical repair was my best option. I never once felt pressured, and I even said to him that I needed to go home and digest what had been discussed, as it was not what I thought was going to happen.
I trusted Dr Patel. He was completely honest, even telling me something that I had not wanted to hear because he believed it was the best course of treatment for me, rather than the best option for him. He gave me all the information I needed, and once I made the decision that open surgical repair was my best option, I called him to arrange surgery.
I have had complete resolution of carpal tunnel symptoms since surgery with Dr Patel. Follow-up care was outstanding. Dr Patel called me the evening after my surgery. I told my wife, “I can’t believe Dr Patel just called to check in on me.” I have worked as a R.N. and Paramedic in England and in U.S., & currently work as a firefighter, so when I say he is the most honest, personable, caring physician I have ever come across, it is indeed high praise. I recommend Dr Patel without hesitation.