Deepak S. Patel, MD

Rush Copley
Clinical Area:
Primary Care; Workers' Compensation and Injury Care
English, Gujarati
Rush Employed Provider

About Me

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC specializes in family and sports medicine. Whether you need an annual check-up or advice on an injury that keeps you from playing your favorite sport or activity, Dr. Patel makes patients feel better tackling their health challenges on or off the field.

Dr. Patel stays current on the latest research and advancements in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. He has authored and served as an editor for may articles and textbooks. He also presents and teaches about sports medicine topics to other physicians and medical organizations at medical conferences around the country. Given his experience, he's been selected to chair multiple musculoskeletal and sports medicine conferences.

With an expertise in concussion care, he offers testing and management in his offices in Aurora and Yorkville. In addition to editing and authoring a book on concussions, he is the concussion consultant for Plainfield, East Aurora, Plano, Sandwich, Illinois Math and Science Academy, Geneva, Newark, and Serena School Districts as well as Aurora Christian Schools. You can also find Dr. Patel on the sidelines working as a team physician for many local high schools.

Dr. Patel holds several professional positions including Faculty, Director of Sports Medicine, Rush Copley Family Medicine Center, Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College and member of the Medical Review Panel for the American Academy of Family Physicians website,

He also holds many professional memberships. Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine.


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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush Copley Medical Group Family and Sports Medicine Yorkville
Rush Copley Medical Group Family and Sports Medicine Yorkville
1100 W Veterans Pkwy
Suite 200
Yorkville, IL, 60560

(630) 236-4270
(630) 236-4271
Rush Copley Medical Group Sports Medicine
Rush Copley Medical Group Sports Medicine
2020 Ogden Ave
Suite 400
Aurora, IL, 60504

(630) 236-4270
(630) 236-4271



Sports Medicine
Family Medicine

Education and Training

University of Illinois - Family Medicine
University of Michigan Hospitals - Sports Medicine
University of Debrecen

Clinical Expertise

ACL tear
Ankle fracture
Bone fractures
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Chronic compartment syndrome
Exercise and physical fitness
Exercise-induced asthma
Foot and ankle injuries and disorders
Joint injections
Knee pain
Meniscus tear
Musculoskeletal disorders
Musculoskeletal disorders, women's
Plantar fasciitis
Radial head fractures
Rotator cuff injury
Running injuries
Shoulder pain
Sports injuries
Sports injuries, foot-related
Sports injuries, women's
Strains and sprains
Strength training
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Throwing injuries
Traumatic injuries, pediatric
Workplace injuries

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.


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Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
USA Managed Care Organization
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Primary location
Rush Copley Medical Group Family and Sports Medicine Yorkville
Rush Copley Medical Group Family and Sports Medicine Yorkville
1100 W Veterans Pkwy
Suite 200
Yorkville, IL, 60560