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Prerana Patel MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 200
Attn: Robin Ehlers
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518)489-5933

Specialties Education Details Full Biography

Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Pediatric musculoskeletal care
Sports medicine and trauma care
Pediatric and adolescent specialized treatments for:
   Scoliosis and other pediatric spine disorders
   Knee, hip, foot/ankle, elbow, shoulder, hand/wrist injuries/disorders/abnormalities
   Disorders of gait and limb alignment


Orthopaedic Surgery

08/01/2005 - 07/31/2006
Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego
San Diego, CA


Orthopaedic Surgery

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2005
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI


06/23/2000 - 06/30/2001
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Medical Education


08/23/1996 - 05/16/2000
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Dr. Prerana Patel, the only fellowship-trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeon in the Capital Region, specializes in pediatric musculoskeletal care, including treatment of pediatric and adolescent scoliosis and kyphosis. She provides pediatric sports medicine and trauma care, treatment for disorders of limb alignment and rotation in growing patients, clubfeet and pediatric foot disorders, pediatric hip problems, including hip dysplasia, as well as treatment for general pediatric orthopaedic conditions.

A graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Patel is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. She completed her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, and fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Scoliosis at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.

Dr. Patel sees patients in Albany at Capital Region Orthopaedics, as well as in Malta, within the same building that houses Albany Med’s Malta Med Emergent Care facility. She performs surgery at Albany Medical Center.