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Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus

Meet Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus.

Whether you have chronic pain in your back or neck, or are limited by a spine disorder, Dr. Patel offers a full range of non-surgical and surgical care.

Dr. Patel at a Glance

  • Dr. Patel is interested in applying leading-edge minimally invasive spine surgery techniques, making motion-preservation a priority for treatments, and delivering solutions for complex spine problems.
  • He is passionate about working closely with patients in choosing the best treatment that aligns with their specific condition and expectations.

Dr. Patel is dedicated to helping restore you to everyday life.

Dr. Patel is a member of UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus.

Doctor Quote

As an academic surgeon, it is my responsibility to stay abreast of the latest treatments and technologies in order to make the best recommendations for my patient’s specific ailments.

Directions to our primary location in

Aurora, CO

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How Dr. Vikas Patel, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English


  • Fellowship, St. John's Hospital
  • Residency, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • Medical School Washington University, St. Louis, MO


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP)
  • Bracing
  • Coccygectomy
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • X-STOP®

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

  • Dr. Patel is an exceptional person and surgeon. I so very much appreciate his gentle expertise, caring demeanor and honesty. Each person there is so very compassionate, such a credit to your organization. I am so very grateful!!
  • Dr. Patel is wonderful. I am most fortunate to have him as my doctor/surgeon. He gave me my life back - and I will always be thankful to him for that.
  • Dr. Patel was very thorough in his explanation and was also reassuring. I felt he listened well and thoughtfully answered my questions.

Accolades for Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Academic - Associate Professor
  • Clinical - Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • AO North America
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • Spine Arthroplasty Association
  • Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Board Certification

Office Information for Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

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UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 North Aurora Court
Suite 4200
Aurora, CO 80045
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Primary Location:

UCHealth Spine Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 North Aurora Court
Suite 4200
Aurora, CO 80045


Monday: 8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30
Friday: 8:00 - 4:30

Visit Dr. Patel's Profile on the UCHealth Spine Center Website

Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

Additional Locations

UCHealth Lone Tree Medical Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Profile last updated: March 6, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.