Anant I. Patel, MD, Neurological Surgery - Leading Physicians of the World

Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who employs his exceptional set of skills, knowledge, and expertise to serve patients Central Texas Brain and Spine in Austin, Texas, where he practices alongside his partner, Dhruve S Jeevan, MD, MA. Dr. Patel focuses his practice on treating complex spine disorders and brain tumors and has been practicing neurosurgery in Austin since 1998. Central Brain and Spine strives to “integrate the doctrine of prevention in all treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties” along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems. Dr. Patel is one of the only neurosurgeons in Austin who has the knowledge and skill to use the Nexframe stereotactic image-guided system, which allows frameless stereotaxy using bone fiducial markers for deep brain stimulation, to treat people suffering from movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease. Furthermore, he is one of the six on-site training physicians in the United States for this type of surgical procedure. For more information about Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, please visit In addition, Dr. Patel has been actively involved in neuroscience research and is the recipient of grants from the National Institute of Health (student research fellowships – determinants of canine right ventricular infarction and hypothermia and end-expiratory pressure in canine asymmetric lung disease) and the General Electric Research Foundation (MRI spectroscopy in intraventricular hemorrhage in the new born beagle puppy). Moreover, Dr. Patel maintains medical privileges at St. David’s Medical Center (Medical Director of Neurosurgery, 2003-2004) and Seton Medical Center of Ascension’s Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Patel’s areas of expertise include Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), brain tumor surgery, spine tumor surgery, minimally invasive and endoscopic neurosurgery, degenerative disc disease (cervical and lumbar), complex spine surgery (degenerative spine disease, degenerative scoliosis, spinal instrumentation and reconstruction), peripheral nerve surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, and cranio-cerebral and spine trauma. For more information about Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, please visit Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, became a physician in 1989 upon graduating from Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray School of Medicine, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He additionally completed his surgery residency at Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine, followed by his neurosurgery residency at Ohio State University College of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident (1995-1996). Dr. Patel is board-certified in neurological surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. In addition, he is a distinguished member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Patel is the recipient of the Patients' Choice Award (2008- 2014, 2016), On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012-2014, 2016), and Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012-2014). For more information about Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, please visit Prior to his foray in the healthcare arena, Dr. Patel attended The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and Biology Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1984. He grew up in London, England, United Kingdom, prior to relocating to the United States. Dr. Patel attributes his success to his commitment to education, and technology, love for the profession, and desire to make a difference into the field and patient’s life. Dr. Patel continues to publish his research works in medical journals. As a result of his outstanding performance in the field of neurosurgery, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World. He has received various awards, including Student Research Training in Anaesthesiology, Sigma Xi Research Award, Medical Student Research Poster Award, and First Place Student Excellence Award. For more information about Anant I. Patel, MD, FAANS, please visit