Specializing in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Laser Vision Correction, and Premium Cataract Surgery
Dr. Patel graduated from the University of California in Irvine, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She received her M.D. at Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and completed her Preliminary Medicine internship at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Patel completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX and her fellowship in comprehensive ophthalmology at the prestigious Jules Stein Institute at UCLA.
Dr. Patel’s professional memberships and other certifications include being a diplomate at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the California Medical Association, California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Orange County Society of Ophthalmology, and Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Patel also holds several leadership positions, including being a member of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, a Course Monitor on the Communication Committee at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and Past President at the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology. She is also proud to serve as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UCLA, Jules Stein Institute.
Adding to her specialty expertise in numerous procedures including Glaucoma Surgery, Premium Refractive Cataract Surgery, Oculoplastic Surgery Laser, and Vision Correction, Dr. Patel completed advanced fellowship training in Comprehensive Ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Institute.
Originally a native of Southern California, Dr. Patel grew up in Lake Forest. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, scrapbooking, and needlecraft such as crocheting and knitting.