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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Lorain Orthopaedics
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Lorain Orthopaedics

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritic Knee Conditions
  • Fracture Care
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Heel Injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Preservation Center
  • Musculoskeletal Evaluation
  • Non Operative Treatment Of Arthritis, Fractures, Sprains And General Orthopaedics
  • Nonsurgical Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
  • Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)
  • Sports Safety
View all 14 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Broken Bones
  • Bursitis
  • Hand Problems
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
  • Muscle Injuries
  • Pediatric Knee Injuries
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
View all 13 Specialties +


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About Vikas Patel, DO

Vikas Patel, DO is board certified non-surgical sports medicine physician. He grew up in the Cleveland area. He went to University of Toledo for his undergraduate studies, then went to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA for medical school. He completed his residency and sports medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic South Pointe.

His main interests are non-surgical care for orthopedic ailments ranging from ankle sprains to osteoarthritis. He has a special interest in ultrasound and treatments for tendinopathy. He provides sports team and event coverage throughout Northeast Ohio.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - South Pointe Hospital - CCHS
Sports Medicine
Warrensville Heights, OH USA

Residency - South Pointe Hospital - CCHS
Sports Medicine
Warrensville Heights, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Toledo College of Medicine
Toledo, OH USA


  • Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - Sports Medicine

Specialty Interests

Sports Medicine, Injection therapy, Ultrasound Injection treatment

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/10/2022, Dr. Patel has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

304 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Provider is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

I have seen Dr Patel before & most definitely would see him again. He is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Thank you Dr. Patel..!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

I appreciate that Dr Patel and his fellow listened to my concerns and with shared decision making we were able to come to a diagnosis with the proper tests and referral.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Dr. Patel has a wonderful bedside manner. Made me feel comfortable and I understood everything that was happening.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

I wish the dr had gone over the XRAYS WITH ME .

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Great timely service by Dr Patel

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr. Patel has a casual and comforting style. He gave me excellent advise on what I needed for this visit and what to expect in the future. He also have me a reference for another doctor at Cleveland Clinic for another issue. Very pleased with him.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr. Patel was excellent. Very concerned and has a great personality. Made my experience very pleasureable

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

I would recommend Dr. Patel to anyone.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr Patel's explanation of my current conditions provided relief from over months of worry. I trust that I should be able to return to some normalcy after my visit.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

From the very beginning my primary care physician has always connected me to the most talented people within the field of medicine, and for that I am truly grateful as well.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Patel is always quick in replying to my messages.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Patel is always very caring and knowledgeable. He listens to your concerns and takes into consideration what type of treatment might be best for you personally. He's the type of doctor who thinks outside the box to try to find the best options for each individual patient.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Patel is always very flexible when trying to accommodate patients with their scheduling needs.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Love Dr. Patel

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

One of my favorite physicians.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Both Alex and Dr. Patel were very easy to communicate with regarding my procedure

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Could serve as a model for all care providers.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

From the initial meeting, the detailed assessments, timely feedback, detailed diagnosis, follow up, with calls, and on line answers to questions, Dr. Patel, Alex, all staff are to be commended.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Patel was very knowledgeable, helpful and concerned for my health explanation very well and listened to everything I had to say

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr Patel is a very kind, patient, caring and knowledgeable physician. He takes his time with you and listens and thinks outside the box with treatment options, which is what I need, since I am not able to have replacement surgeries. I would highly recommend Dr Patel to anyone.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Patel is a great doctor and always helps me out with my knee issues.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr.Petal was great

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Patel is very courteous and on time

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Doctor Patel is excellent. Very compassionate and very skilled.

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