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Jay J. Patel, M.D.

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About Dr. Jay J. Patel

Jay Patel, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in Total Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstructive Surgery. His area of expertise includes both primary and revision surgical procedures of the hip and knee. He also brings expertise in new surgical techniques including minimally invasive surgical procedures, anterior approach hip replacement surgery, computer navigation, as well as robotic joint replacement.

Dr. Patel earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then went on to earn both a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and his Medical Doctorate from Stanford University.

While at Stanford, Dr. Patel was actively involved in research pertaining to computer navigation systems for joint replacement surgery and also assisted in designing multiple orthopedic surgical devices as a member of the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Program.
He subsequently completed his Orthopaedic Surgical Residency at the University of California, Irvine, under the guidance of Dr. Robert Gorab and Dr. Steven Barnett. After residency he completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction, Arthritis, and Joint Replacement Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. This institution was recently voted the #1 rated Orthopaedic Hospital in the nation according to US News and World Report. While at HSS, Dr. Patel trained under several world renowned orthopedic surgeons including Drs. Chitranjan Ranawat, Thomas Sculco, and Eduardo Salvati.

Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has published on multiple areas of orthopedic research, including computer navigation systems for total joint replacement, revision of complex hip and knee replacement surgery and orthopedic clinical outcomes.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and young child as well as cycling, hiking, and skiing.

Insurances Accepted

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.

  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Health Net PPO
  • Interplan PPO
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare PPO

For HMO plan participation please call the physician's office.

Education Medical Education - Stanford University School of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
Internship - UC Irvine Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Residency - UC Irvine Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Hospital for Special Surgery (Adult Reconstructive Surgery)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Groin Pain (Hip)
  • Snapping Hip (Hip)
  • Strained Knee (Knee)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture (Knee)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Knee)
  • Pelvic Fracture (Hip)
  • Synovitis of the Hip (Hip)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Hip)
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Knee Cysts (Knee)
  • Runner's Knee (Knee)
  • Femur Fracture (Hip)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee)
  • Ankle Fracture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Fibula Fracture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Strained Hip (Hip)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)
  • Hip Pain (Hip)
  • Knee Ligament Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Osteoporosis (Hip)
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries (Knee)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Muscle Injury (Knee)
  • Dislocated Knee / Knee Dislocation / Kneecap Dislocation (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Labrum Tear (Hip)
  • Sports Hernia (Hip)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Anterior Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Tendonitis (Knee)
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Fractured Hip (Hip)
  • Bone Tumor (Hip)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Hip)
  • Hip Cyst (Hip)
  • Dislocated Hip / Hip Dislocation (Hip)
  • Baker's Cyst (Knee)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Hip Sprain (Hip)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Sciatica (Hip)
  • Bone Cyst (Hip)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • LCL Injury (Knee)
  • Hip Dysplasia (Hip)
  • Knee Arthritis (Knee)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)