Dr. Hitesh K. Patel, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

patel eye associates, Edison,NJ 228 Plainfield Ave, Edison, NJ 08817 Get Directions
(732) 985-5009

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Care Philosophy

I care fully for each and every patient, and treat each as if they were my relative. I treat each and every aspect of eye disease, and also personally perform routine eye exams. I believe it is critical to bring the latest advances to practice, and learn them regularly by attending multiple national meetings a year.Read more

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based on 103 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Crozer Chester Medical Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1996

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Top third of class in medical school, 1993
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Patel's Office & Staff

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Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

I care fully for each and every patient, and treat each as if they were my relative. I treat each and every aspect of eye disease, and also personally perform routine eye exams. I believe it is critical to bring the latest advances to practice, and learn them regularly by attending multiple national meetings a year.