Doctor Spotlight: Dr. Patel

Doctor Spotlight: Dr. Patel | Florida Eye Specialists

Dr. Ravi Patel is one of our many skilled and experienced doctors at Florida Eye Specialists. He is a Jacksonville native and graduated from the Bolles School. After completing his fellowship training across the country in California, he returned home. He has been part of the team since 2009 and enjoys providing patients with the compassionate and skilled eye care they deserve.

Dr. Patel’s Background

Upon completing his undergraduate degree with honors in Biology from the University of Miami, Dr. Patel went on to obtain his M.D. from the University of Florida. From there, he was accepted into an ophthalmology residency at his medical school alma mater. Later, he was also able to explore state-of-the-art innovations in cornea and refractive surgery under some of the world’s most reputable eye doctors at the University of California-San Diego. This is where he first began to develop his interest in cornea surgery, transplants, and similar areas of specialty eye care.

Dr. Patel also served as a Clinical Instructor for the University of California San Diego, where he provided academic and clinical care. After going on to teach surgery at Cornell University, Dr. Patel founded Eagle Eye Care with North Florida Surgeons, which merged with Florida Eye Specialists in 2012 and has been an invaluable part of the Florida Eye Specialists team.

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Patel is board-certified as an ophthalmic surgeon and has had specific training and experience with cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. Specifically, his areas of expertise include custom cataract surgery, cornea transplants, and anterior segment surgery.

Cataracts is the clouding of the eye lens and can cause numerous complications and vision damage. This is where Dr. Patel can be of assistance, providing treatments needed to break up cataracts and clear up your vision. Dr. Patel is one of our eye doctors who is able to perform innovative laser cataract surgery, which utilizes a precise laser to dissolve cataracts safely and effectively.

In terms of corneal diseases and disorders, Dr. Patel is also experienced when it comes to the diagnosis and treatment of corneal eye disease and similar conditions that can affect the ability of one or both eyes to focus. Utilizing Florida Eye Specialists’ state-of-the-art technology, Dr. Patel is able to diagnose and treat corneal disease through corneal transplants and other procedures to restore your vision.

Request an Appointment

If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of cataracts or corneal problems, Dr. Patel and his team are here to help. From cataracts treatment to corneal surgeries and everything in between, we have the resources and the skilled doctors to optimize your ocular health. Contact Florida Eye Specialists to schedule an appointment at our Cataracts or Cornea Center. This will allow us to provide you with the focused and individualized care and treatment needed. You can contact our team to schedule your appointment or find out more about Florida Eye Specialists by calling today.