Mehul Patel, M.D., M.Sc.

Mehul Patel, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Mehul Patel is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who evaluates and manages eye diseases both medically and surgically.  He specializes in refractive cataract surgery and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. He understands the delicacy and complexity of the eye as well as the importance of having good vision for as long as possible.

Education

Dr. Patel received his M.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at Howard University Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology in Washington, D.C. He has also earned a master’s degree in Global Health from the University of Oxford and spent one year conducting ophthalmic public health research in Hong Kong.

Background

Dr. Patel has a passion for cataract surgery and optimizing vision.  He is thorough and strives to make sure that the patient is very well informed about their diagnoses and options when it comes to surgery. His research interests focus on optimizing refractive outcomes for patients undergoing cataract surgery. Dr. Patel speaks Gujarati and Hindi and is actively involved in mission work, having spent time providing medical and ophthalmic care in several countries including East Timor, India and Haiti.

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Patient Reviews

  • Last week I had an emergency due to milkweed sap into my eye. The pain was terrible and I lost my vision 95%. Many places told me that I could not go because I didn’t have appointment. He could see me and gave me a treatment to follow. The treatment was successful and in 24 hours I didn’t have the pain and my vision started improving.. Six days after, I am perfect. BUT what makes me give no 5 , but 10 stars to Dr. Patel is his kindness, respect and follow up. He is one of the physicians that is hard to find nowadays that takes time to ask and answer questions, that really cares about tour feelings. I am NOT another patient. I felt a VIP patient. He even called home the day after to see how I was doing. My husband, who was with me during the visit had the sane thoughts as me. Thanks Dr. Patel! It was nice to find you!!!

    Marisela Brombin
    1/21/2021

    20/20 Wow! One eye was 20/20 with clear vision the day after cataract surgery, The second was 20/20 and clear within two days. A big, welcome change! Dr Patel explained lens options. He was patient and encouraging while I made my lens decision. My surgeries were complicated by previous laser procedures, so I am thankful for his surgical expertise.

    Everyone at the Lake Nona office was following CDC guidelines for Covid-19 prevention. I felt safe visiting the office. The check in process is quick and easy.

    The experience was excellent from my very first visit, through the surgeries, and followup visits. Thank you, Dr Patel and staff!

    Pat Kenyon
    11/23/2020
  • Dr. Patel is a wonderful doctor. He is not only professional but is caring and compassionate with his patients. Takes time to explain everything to you. His staff is wonderful as well. I would recommend him to anyone who has problems with eye sight.

    noemi perez
    11/20/2020

    Dr Patel is the best, professional, Ophthalmologist, I've ever been too. He did Cataract surgery on both eyes and Lasik on my right eye.
    All went smooth with no problems
    I've never had any procedures done. before where the Dr calls you the day before to go over any questions you may have. Also called the night of the procedure to see how your doing. I felt so much at ease with his knowledge and expertise, and most of all his caring for his patients.
    Thank you Dr. Patel

    Debbie Greenwood
    11/13/2020


 

 

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