Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA
Dr. Atul Patel is a board-certified physiatrist with a busy clinical practice. He has over 25 years’ experience in the therapeutic application of botulinum neurotoxins for a vast range of conditions. These include adult spasticity, cervical dystonia, focal limb dystonia, tremor, oromandibular dystonia, Meige syndrome, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, sialorrhea, hyperhidrosis, migraine and other types of headaches, and pain.
Atul T. Patel, MD, MHSA, is a practicing physiatrist and Vice President of Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic in Overland Park, Kansas. He is a Research Associate Professor at the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Patel received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Patel is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and has subspecialty certifications in Neuromuscular Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine, and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.
Dr. Patel has been conducting clinical trials with botulinum neurotoxins for over 15 years and has been using them in clinical practice for over 25 years.
Dr. Patel is active in several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR), the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the AAPMR. He has authored several journal articles and book chapters and lectures regularly on electrodiagnosis, sonography, neurotoxins, and various other related subjects.