Dr. Patel fixed the knee of Indian cricketer Kapil Dev during his early years. Dev is one of the greatest all-rounders of the Indian cricket who was named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002.
In an exclusive video interview with INE MultiMedia’s Health Talk series, Dr. Patel talks about arthritis , especially common knee, shoulder and hip disorders and how to take care of them.
Here are some important facts about arthritis:
1. About 50 million Americans experience some type of arthritis.
2. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that middle aged and older adults experience.
Along with Dr. Jaipal Gandhi, MD, Dr. Patel will speak at the upcoming Mega Health Expo on April 19, 2015, at Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, MA. The event is free for attendees, and is organized by INE MultiMedia, Inc., a non-profit company that promotes health, education and empowerment. The event is sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Lahey Health, Neem Medical Spa and INDIA New England News.
Dr. Patel is a founding member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Association of Arthroscopy. He has received many awards internationally for his pioneering work in Arthroscopic surgery. Mass General Hospital and Sports Medicine Leadership established The Dinesh G. Patel M.D. Arthroscopy Learning Laboratory in 2010. In 2001, Dr. Patel established Asia’s first Arthroscopic Psychomotor Skills Lab at BJMC /Paraplegia center in Ahmadabad. He has been in U.S. News and World reports as one of the best doctors in Orthopaedic surgery.
In February 2002, Boston Magazine voted him by his peers as one of the top doctors in the field of Orthopaedics. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Registration in Medicine in Massachusetts as well as a board member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB). In April 2003, the FSMB honored Dr. Patel with the John H. Clark, MD Leadership Award—the first from the state of Massachusetts. He was one of the founders and second president of Indian Medical Association of New England.