First Texas Hospital Recognizes Dr. Ronak Patel and Dr. Bryan Mills as Outstanding Physicians

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Adeptus Health recognizes two of its physicians, Dr. Ronak Patel and Dr. Bryan Mills, for the exceptional healthcare they provide patients at First Texas Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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Adeptus Health, a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care, is pleased to recognize two of its physicians, Dr. Ronak Patel and Dr. Bryan Mills, for the exceptional healthcare they provide patients at First Texas Hospital in Houston, Texas.

“Dr. Patel and Dr. Mills are both dedicated to providing the highest level of care to our patients at First Texas Hospital,” said Maridel Acosta- Cruz, CEO of First Texas Hospital and Market CEO- Houston Area. “We are honored to have them a part of our team as they continue to serve the greater Houston community.”

Dr. Ronak J. Patel joined First Texas Hospital in 2016 as a general and bariatric surgeon with specialties in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, trauma surgery, and bariatric surgery. Dr. Patel has a strong interest and passion for bariatric surgery and the maintenance of weight loss after surgery. He also teaches weight sensitivity courses for medical professions.

Dr. Patel received his medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Texas at Houston, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Patel went on to complete his fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery at the University of Florida in Tampa, Florida and then completed DaVinci Robotic Surgical Training.

Dr. Patel is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASBMS), in addition to several other institutions. He is also Fellowship certified by the ASBMS and the fellowship council.

Dr. Bryan Mills has been an Orthopedic Surgeon at First Texas Hospital since last year. He values the importance of the use of hands and wrists in everyday life and therefore decided to specialize in the treatment of hand and wrist injuries and ailments. He typically treats patients with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures, nerve entrapment, and trigger finger.

Dr. Mills earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City before going on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following the completion of his residency, he obtained a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Mills is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association for Hand Surgery and the Harris County Medical Society.

First Texas Hospital, licensed by the state as a general hospital, includes 50 inpatient beds, three operating rooms and 13 ER treatment rooms that include advanced diagnostic equipment and an on-site laboratory, which allows patients with a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries requiring immediate medical attention to be treated.

The facility is located at 9922 Louetta Road, Houston, TX, 77070 and open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

About First Texas Hospital
First Texas Hospital is a full service general hospital in Houston, TX. First Texas Hospital is equipped with 50 inpatient beds, three Operating Rooms, an emergency department, onsite laboratories and pharmacy, and an imaging department equipped with the latest in imaging equipment. The hospital is capable of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and is providing the community 24/7 access to emergency medical care. For more information visit

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