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Brain & Spine

Akil Patel, MD

Brain & Spine, Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliation: Grandview Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center, Soin Medical Center, Southview Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center

Dr. Patel specializes in cerebrovascular diseases and is dual-trained in complex cerebrovascular neurosurgery and endovascular neuroradiology. He is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and he completed his medical school in northeast Ohio. After having the opportunity of completing neurosurgery residency and fellowship training on both the east and west coasts, which has given him the unique opportunity to treat diverse patient populations, he has returned home to practice in the greater Dayton area.

Dr. Patel has expertise in treating brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), cavernous malformations, carotid stenosis, stroke, skull base tumors, intracranial hemorrhages (ICH), Moyamoya disease and trigeminal neuralgia. In addition to performing open cranial surgeries, Dr. Patel uses minimally invasive endovascular approaches whenever possible and indicated. He also has experience in treating a variety of degenerative and traumatic spine conditions.

Dr. Patel’s philosophy of care is to approach the care of each of his patients as if they were a member of his own family. He strives to give his patients the best possible outcome by combining the latest technological advances with personalized clinical care. By doing this and being fully trained in minimally invasive endovascular surgical approaches, he aims to have his patients recover as soon as possible in order to allow them to return to their daily lives with hopes of an improved quality of life.


Dr. Patel received his medical degree (M.D.) from the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). He completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center where he received extensive trauma training at the world-renowned Shock Trauma center and completed an additional enfolded fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Patel then completed an additional fellowship in open cerebrovascular and endovascular (minimally invasive) neurosurgery at the Swedish Neurosciences Institute in Seattle, Washington.

Patel is active in research for cerebrovascular and spinal disorders. He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed medical journals. He has also presented his work at various national neurosurgery conferences and meetings.

Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Member, Joint Cerebrovascular (CV) Section of the AANS and CNS
Member, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
Member, American Medical Association (AMA)
Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society

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