Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at The Spine Center at University of Colorado Hospital

Meet Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with The Spine Center at University of Colorado Hospital.

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 The Spine Center at University of Colorado Hospital.

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

How Dr. Vikas Patel, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


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


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • BMP (Bone Morphogenetic Protein)
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Coccygectomy
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discectomy
  • Interspinous process spacers
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Sacroiliac joint fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • X-STOP

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

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Office Information for Dr. Vikas Patel, MD

1635 North Aurora Court
Suite 4200
Aurora, CO 80045
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Profile last updated: September 19, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.