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Qualifications and Experience
Dr Patel is the latest member of our practice. He completed his undergraduate studies at the Boston University, achieving the highest honors in the study of economics and biochemistry/molecular biology. Continuing at BU School of Medicine, he completed his medical studies with the distinction of cum laude and Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honors Society membership. This was followed by a comprehensive year training in Internal Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine. General Ophthalmology training was completed at the world-renowned Manhattan Eye, Ear, Throat Hospital/New York University School of Medicine. His specialized fellowship training in the surgical and medical diseases of the retina and vitreous was completed at the University of South Florida College of Medicine which entailed care and surgery of patients at the University, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Bay Pines Veterans Hospital, and Tampa General Hospital. In addition to clinical duties, Dr Patel participated in various multicenter investigational trials evaluating the role of latest groundbreaking treatments for Diabetic retinopathy, Macular degeneration, and Uveitis. In addition to treating various retinal condtions, Dr Patel has a special interest in the management of cataract surgery complications, ocular trauma, and ocular oncology. Dr Patel maintains staff privileges at Northside Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, and James A. Haley VA Hospital. He is available to see patients at various locations in the Tampa Bay area.
Verified Patient Reviews
I was extremely impressed with Dr. Patel and his staff. They were efficient, professional and very welcoming to me. Dr. Patel took time to explain what he was doing and why and explained photographs his staff took of my inner-eye. I had been told to be prepared for my appointment to take at least 2 hours or more and was in and out of his office in just a little more than one hour. I have already booked my next appointment with Dr. Patel for next year.
Awesome place, everyone does a great job!