Rachana Patel, M.D.

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Dr. Rachana Patel

Dr. Rachana Patel is a board certified ophthalmic surgeon and fellowship trained in cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery. She completed her undergraduate degree with Honors at University of Florida. She was then accepted into the highly selective Junior Honors Program at the University of Florida, College of Medicine where she received her medical degree. Dr. Patel completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia. She went on to complete a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery at the prestigious ophthalmology department at the University of Minnesota, under the guidance of Dr. Jay Krachmer, Dr. Donald Doughman and Dr. Stephen Kaufman. While at the University of Minnesota, she served as a Clinical Instructor providing academic and clinical care.

Dr. Patel went on to serve as an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida, where she was greatly involved in the residency training program. She then moved on as the Director of the Cornea service at the Veterans Affairs Jacksonville outpatient clinics prior to joining Florida Eye Specialists. Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Get to Know Dr. Patel

Cataract Treatment Options

Outside of work, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, traveling and rooting for the UF Gators.

Changes Coming to Our Nocatee Location – Optical Shop Closure

Dear Patients,

Starting October 1st, 2023, we are discontinuing the sale of eyeglass frames at our Nocatee location. Please note that all other services will continue to be available at this location. Our dedicated team of eye care providers and staff are committed to providing you with the highest level of care for your eye health and ensuring you receive the necessary treatments and examinations.

We apologize for any inconvenience and greatly appreciate your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team who will gladly assist you.

Thank you for your continued trust and support. We look forward to serving you with our comprehensive eye care services at our Nocatee clinic location.

Please call our location if you have questions (904) 249-3937 – we’ll be happy to assist.