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Dr. Vivek Patel, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmologist

Pasadena, CA

About Dr. Vivek Patel

Board certified in the U.S and Canada, Vivek R. Patel, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Neuro-ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine. He also serves as the Residency Program Director and Neuro-ophthalmology fellowship director at USC. Dr. Patel received his undergraduate and medical degrees, with distinction, from the University of Saskatchewan. He completed his internship and residency training in Ophthalmology at McGill University, where he served as Chief Resident, prior to completing fellowship training in Neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Southern California, Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Patel comes to us from the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was an Assistant Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology. He also served as director of a very busy neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus service and fellowship at the Ottawa Eye Institute, for over 4 years. He is currently a board examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He received faculty teaching awards at the University of Southern California, University of Wisconsin, and University of Ottawa, over 3 consecutive years, exemplifying his passion for education.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Neuro-Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • McGill University, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • McGill University, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • University of Southern California, Keck Hospital, Fellowship in Neuro-Opthalmology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Gujarati

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1174604292

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
Everyone is great. Dr Patel is an amazing doctor- whose knowledge and understanding of my condition is greatly appreciated.A true professional who I value as a doctor.
Everyone is great. Dr Patel is an amazing doctor- whose knowledge and understanding of my condition is greatly appreciated. A true professional who I value as a doctor.
MP · Less than 1 year ago
Dr. Patel is an outstanding physician. He thoroughly explains what the situation is and the steps he recommends. He speaksdirectly to you. He takes the time to answer your questions and ensures you have a comfort level & understanding.
Dr. Patel is an outstanding physician. He thoroughly explains what the situation is and the steps he recommends. He speaks directly to you. He takes the time to answer your questionsand ensures you have a comfort level & understanding.
RP · Less than 1 year ago

Dr. Vivek Patel's office locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena

625 S Fair Oaks Ave, Ste 400

Pasadena, CA 91105

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo St, Ste 4400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Staff is very helpful and kind.

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Very thorough. Wonderful personel, kind, good listener. 1) Ryan - excellent care 2) Dr. Patel

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Dr. Patel is a very good doctor, always polite and is a great neuroophthalmologist.

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Everyone is great. Dr Patel is an amazing doctor- whose knowledge and understanding of my condition is greatly appreciated. A true professional who I value as a doctor.

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Dr. Patel is a wonderful doctor. Every visit is a good one.

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Dr. Patel is an outstanding physician. He thoroughly explains what the situation is and the steps he recommends. He speaks directly to you. He takes the time to answer your questions and ensures you have a comfort level & understanding.

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Great, well-informed.

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