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Special Interests: Acute & Chronic Back, Neck, & Post-Surgical pain; Epidural Steroid Injections (ESIs); Nerve Blocks; Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA); Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Trials 

Here in Louisiana, Dr. Samir K. Patel’s name is synonymous with comprehensive pain management. Every year, Team Patel helps thousands of people in Baton Rouge and all across South Louisiana find the best non-surgical solutions for their chronic back and neck pain issues.

Dr. Patel received his medical degree at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. After finishing an internal medicine internship at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge, he completed an Anesthesiology residency at Tulane University. Dr. Patel then combined a passion for medicine and teaching at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he served as an assistant professor for the Anesthesiology Department. In this role, he earned the respect and admiration of his students who named him one of the department’s “Top 10 Teachers” two years in a row. Dr. Patel continued his training with a fellowship in Pain Management at UAB.

Dr. Patel joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2012 and specializes in treating all types of pain.  With a focus on interventional pain management techniques, Dr. Patel expertly pinpoints the exact source of your pain before choosing the treatment that most effectively intervenes with the transmission signals throughout your body.  Highly effective non-surgical treatment options include epidural steroid injections for back and neck pain, Botox injections for chronic migraine, nerve root blocks for neck, shoulder, and arm pain, joint injections for lower back pain, trigger point injections to soothe muscle pain, and spinal cord stimulation (SCS) trials when pain is severe and debilitating.

Every year, Team Patel helps thousands of people in Baton Rouge and all across South Louisiana return to pain-free living…and he’s ready to help you find lasting solutions, too!


Awards & Honors

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2015, 2018)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2018)

What Dr. Patel's Patients Say:

“Dr. Patel and Staff along with NMCC are awesome! Highly recommend this place to everyone!”

Patient Review

"We love Dr. Patel our pain management doctor. He listens to everything we have to say and gives us good feedback. I would recommend him to anybody he's more than just a doctor he has the bedside manners that doctors should have and taking care of their patients and his staff is the best too.  They are just a friendly has and helpful and they listen to me when I call and make phone calls and sometimes I cry on their shoulder and they listen and I asked him to pray for us and they do. Dr. Patel says he prays for us to I would recommend this staff to anybody. Thank you for Dr. Patel for taking good care of me and Rob we love you all to the Moon and back and Beyond."

Patient Review

"I was given the information to contact Dr. Samir Patel’s office by my daughter. Going to the doctor can be stressful enough, but I’m 1 of the lucky people who are blessed with a great Doctor & all of the staff in his office & even the reception areas everyone is always smiling. I’m always treated with the utmost respect. My care has been wonderful and it continues to this day."

Patient Review

"Dr. Patel is an amazing physician. He's caring, compassionate and actually takes time to listen to his patient's concerns and goals and goes out of his way to help you reach them! And he has a down to earth attitude that always makes you feel comfortable in his presence!"

Becky C.

St. Amant, LA

"The best doctor in pain management, fibromyalgia and other neck and spine issues. Extremely qualified staff, excellent experience. I would gladly recommend Dr. Patel."

Beth F.

Baton Rouge,, LA

"Dr. Patel is an excellent pain Dr. Always listens to my needs and addresses them. . Never in a hurry . He has helped me many times."

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