Dr. Arpit Patel, D.O.

Dr. Patel graduated with academic honors from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then continued training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Long Island, New York. He was chosen to serve as Chief Resident by his peers and the clinical team.  He continued his pain fellowship at University of South Florida (USF) and was awarded, “Fellow of the Year”.

Dr. Patel focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to treating painful conditions. This includes treatment of cancer, neurological and musculoskeletal pain using medications, tailored physical therapy prescriptions, fluoroscopically/ultrasound/CT guided interventional pain and spine procedures. His procedures include implantable spinal cord stimulators, radiofrequency ablation, intrathecal drug delivery systems, kyphoplasty, minimally invasive spine procedures and complex headache/facial pain management.

Dr. Patel currently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor for the Pain Medicine fellowship at the University of South Florida and Assistant Professor for the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Central Florida.  He continues to educate medical students, residents and fellows throughout the area. Dr. Patel has had the distinct honor to publish and present his research and clinical case studies at various societies including American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, North American Neuromodulation Society, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. 

Dr. Patel was voted #1 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician by Tampa Bay Magazine and runner up for top Pain Medicine Physician. He was awarded the “Teacher of the Year” award by the Interventional Pain Fellowship at University of South Florida in 2020.  

Dr. Patel brings his broad knowledge base and interventional therapies to Tampa Bay Spine & Injury to help patients with spine and musculoskeletal complaints.