Karan A. Patel, M.D.

  1. Sports Medicine Specialist

Grupos especializados


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Karan Patel, M.D., is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon in Sports Medicine (University of Michigan) and Sports Foot and Ankle (Hospital for Special Surgery) at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona who specializes in the treatment of sports related injuries of the knee, shoulder, and foot/ankle. His interests include:

  • Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and foot and ankle
  • Treatment of cartilage lesions of the foot and ankle
  • Research, both basic science and clinical, in a variety of topics

Dr. Patel's clinical focus is to treat those with shoulder, knee, ankle and foot conditions, allowing them to get back to the activities they enjoy.

  1. Achilles tendinitis
  2. Achilles tendon rupture
  3. ACL injury
  4. Ankle arthritis
  5. Ankle instability
  6. Biceps tear
  7. Biceps tendinitis
  8. Fracture
  9. Knee fracture
  10. Knee loose body
  11. Knee pain
  12. Lisfranc injury
  13. Metatarsalgia
  14. Metatarsophalangeal joint sprain
  15. Patellar fracture
  16. Patellar tendinitis
  17. Patellar tendon tear
  18. Patellofemoral instability
  19. Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  20. Rotator cuff injury
  21. Rotator cuff tendinitis
  22. Shoulder impingement syndrome
  23. Shoulder instability
  24. Shoulder subluxation
  1. ACL surgery
  2. Ankle arthroscopy
  3. Ankle reconstruction
  4. Ankle surgery
  5. Knee arthroscopy
  6. Knee reconstruction
  7. Patellar realignment
  8. Rotator cuff surgery
  9. Shoulder labral repair
  10. Shoulder ligament reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine
  • Operative and Non-operative sports injuries of the Knee, Shoulder, Foot, and Ankle
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the Ankle, Knee, and Shoulder
  • Complex Foot and Ankle disorders including chronic ankle instability, cartilage lesions, and traumatic injuries
  • Health outcomes research
  1. 2020
    Fellow - Subspecialty training in Orthopaedic Sports Foot and AnkleHospital for Special Surgery
  2. 2019
    Fellowship - Orthopaedic SportsUniversity of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  3. 2018
    ResidentOrthopedic Surgery, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2013
    Doctorate of MedicineUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
  5. 2009
    BS - Biology with minor in MathematicsTexas A&M University

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2020
    Best Resident/Fellow Research PaperWestern Orthopaedic Association
  2. 2015
    Best Basic Science Paper8th Annual Resident Research Symposium, Banner Orthopaedic Residency
  3. 2015
    2nd Place, Podium Presentation AwardAnnual Meeting, Arizona Orthopaedic Society
  4. 2013
    William N. and Ida Zinn Alpha Omega Alpha AwardUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
  5. 2012
    William Todd Midgett, M.D. Award for Superior Clinical PracticeUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
  6. 2012
    Nominee: 2012 Jack B. Alperin Award for Excellence in MedicineUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
  7. 2011
    Tapan K. Banjeri AwardUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
  8. 2009
    Summa Cum LaudeTexas A&M University
  9. 2005
    University HonorsTexas A&M University

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  2. 2016 - present
    DelegateResident Assembly, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  3. 2014 - 2015
    Junior Resident DelegateBanner University Medical Center-Phoenix
  4. 2013 - present
    Resident MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  5. 2013 - present
    Resident MemberArizona Orthopaedic Society
  6. 2013 - present
    Resident MemberMaricopa Medical Society
  7. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentClass of 2013, Texas Alpha Chapter, UTMB, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  8. 2012 - 2013
    MemberMember Selection Committee, Gold Humanism Honor Society, Arnold P. Gold Foundation