Rupal Patel, M.D.

Office information and hours

VCU Community Memorial Healthcenter
420 Bracey Lane
South Hill, Va. 23970
For appointments, call (434) 447-7375

VCU Medical Center Ambulatory Care
417 North 11th Street
Richmond, Va. 23298
For appointments, call (804) 828-7069

Board certification and licensure

  • ECFMG certified – January 2009
  • Active, unrestricted license of Virginia and Georgia


  • Fellowship trained in hip and knee replacement surgeries and arthroscopic sports medicine surgeries
  • General orthopedic, including fractures

Educational background

  • Fellowship: In adult joint reconstruction – VCU health system, Richmond, Va. (2011-12)
  • Fellowship: In hip and knee reconstruction  – The Methodist hospital, Houston, Texas (2010-11)
  • Fellowship: Sports medicine – APREI, Gulf Breeze, Fla. (2009-10)
  • Residency: SSG hospital (MS University) of Baroda, India (2004-08)
  • Medical School: Baroda Medical College, India (1997 - 2003)

Professional affiliations

  • Arthroscopic Association of North America
  • Member of Medical society of Virginia
  • Member of Virginia Orthopedic Society
  • Member of American Medical Association

Research interests

  • Biomechanics of total knee replacement
  • Perioperative blood conservation in total hip and knee replacement
  • Complex meniscus cyst