Sapnil D. Patel, MSHS, PA-C | CNSA Physician's Assistant | Neurosurgeon & Spine Specialist in Charlotte NC | Ballantyne Neurosurgeon

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Sapnil D. Patel, MSHS, PA-C

Special Interests

  • Adult Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery


Sapnil D. Patel, MSHS, PA-C, supports practice neurosurgeons in adult spinal surgery.

He always had a passion for medicine and decided to become a Physician Assistant because of the diversity in specialties it afforded him. Early in his education, Sapnil knew he had a passion for surgery. He grew to love neurosurgery in his residency and found it a great fit for his desire to be involved in challenging cases. Sapnil now largely specializes in complex spines and thoroughly enjoys it. 

Sapnil loves working at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates because he has the privilege of working alongside some of the brightest and technically skilled surgeons and PAs that are in this profession.

Sapnil grew up in Charlotte and is an avid Charlotte Hornets/Carolina Panthers fan.  Aside from work, Sapnil enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Partnering with expert Neurosurgeon, Dr. John Ziewacz, our Physician Assistant, Sapnil Patel brings high-quality care and expertise to your healthcare journey.


  • Undergraduate Degree
    East Carolina University
  • Physician Assistant Degree
    The George Washington University
  • Surgical PA Residency
    Norwalk Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine

Sapnil D. Patel, MSHS, PA-C is a member of Dr. Ziewacz' Care Team

John E. Ziewacz, MD, MPH
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Celebrating our Advanced Practice Providers!

This week is National Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Week, and we're excited to recognize our Physicians' Assistants and Nurse Practitioners who contribute to the life-changing, compassionate care provided at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates (CNSA).

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