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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Chirag Patel grew up in the Bay Area and received his undergraduate degree with High Honors from the University of California, Berkeley followed by a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of California, San Diego. He performed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee where he was bestowed with the honor of Chief Resident. He then spent an additional year to further his ophthalmic training with a Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan. Excited to move back home, Dr. Patel returned to the Bay Area and joined Turner Eye Institute in 2012. Dr. Patel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the cornea, anterior segment, and lens. He particularly enjoys cataract/intraocular lens surgery, refractive procedures (including LASIK and PRK), Keratoconus treatments and corneal transplantation including cutting edge techniques such as DALK, lamellar transplantation and DSEK. Dr. Patel is a member of numerous medical associations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), and The Cornea Society.
Verified Patient Reviews
Extremely pleased with professional n needed help provided in very timely manner. Amit M
They gave me the correct diagnosis (that urgent care missed). They were able to get me into an earlier appointment than the one I originally scheduled. They answered all my questions fully and were helpful getting my prescription filled after all the pharmacies in the area didn't have what the Doctor originally prescribed. Thank you - will be back again for any eye care needs!
Dr Patel, his assistants and receptionists were very professional and helpful. I will definitely utilize his services again. Thanks!
Dr. Patel was my ideal in every way: kind, patient, conscientious, clear. He gave me more than enough time to understand my eye issues. Also, Sonia, his assistant, was lovely. This was the very best experience I've had with any doctor in a long time.
My visit was with a different doctor, not Dr. Patel
Informative and proffessional
I LIKED IT, NEW MODERN EQUIPMENT, I RECEIVED ACCURATE RESULTS, WHEN IT CAME DOWN TO MY VISION.
very proffessional , staff was polite abd helpful, dr patel is very knowledgeble and takes time to discuss your concerns. Highly recommend
Thorough yet quick!