Dr. Patel received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Biological Science from the University of South Carolina in 2010. After being raised in the south most of her life, she decided to move to San Antonio, Texas in 2011 to begin her doctoral training. She received her doctoral degree at the Rosenberg School of Optometry in 2015. Dr. Patel then spent one year in St. Louis, Missouri at the John Cochran VA Medical Center completing her residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease.
During her residency training, Dr. Patel performed specialty contact lens fitstings with scleral and rigid gas- permeable lenses, low vision exams for visually-impaired veterans, and co-management care with corneal and retinal specialists at the VA in St. Louis. Dr. Patel provides patients with comprehensive eye care including primary care optometry, contact lens fits, and disease management.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, the outdoors, and most importantly, spending time with her family which is why she made the big move to the Northeast. Most of her family lives in this area.