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Nirav B. Patel, MD

Anesthesiology / Pain Management

Meet Dr. Patel

Dr. Nirav B Patel, MD, is a highly accomplished medical professional with a passion for pain medicine and an impressive educational background.

Dr. Patel completed a Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, graduating in August 2023. This fellowship has equipped Dr. Patel with advanced expertise in pain management and interventional techniques.

Before his fellowship, Dr. Patel completed an Anesthesiology Residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, graduating in June 2022. This residency provided a solid foundation in anesthesiology and further enriched his medical knowledge.

Throughout his academic journey and medical career, Dr. Patel has received numerous awards, including Pre-clerkship Commendations in Basic Sciences at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine from 2014 to 2016. In 2015, he was recognized as an American Heart Association Summer Medical Student Research Fellow, demonstrating his commitment to medical research. He also delivered an outstanding oral presentation during the University of South Florida Scholarly Concentration Program’s 6th Annual Student Symposium in November 2015. His skills and dedication earned him the title of Acute Pain Resident of the Month in May 2020 and February 2021.

Beyond his medical pursuits, Dr. Patel enjoys various interests with his wife. They enjoy traveling and learning about new cultures and their history, cooking and trying new foods, and watching football on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Locations Served:

  • Rockwall



  • Back, Neck, joint pain 
  • Disc Herniations
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed back and neck surgery
  • Post Laminectomy syndrome
  • Lumbar radiculopathy/sciatica
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • CRPS



  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation;
    Cleveland, OH
    • Pain Medicine


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation; 
    Cleveland, OH
    • Anesthesiology

Medical School

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine; Tampa, FL
    • Doctor of Medicine


  • Traveling
  • Visiting Museums
  • Reading
  • Exercising
  • Watching and Playing Sports

Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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Meet Tom Winders

Businessman, golfer & back pain conqueror
For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.

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