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This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr. Niraj Patel is a fellowship trained corneal and vision correction surgery specialist who has been in private practice at since 2001. He currently works at Pacific Northwest Eye Associates and has dedicated his practice to vision correction surgery, cataract, and corneal diseases in addition to his work in general ophthalmology. Involved with refractive surgery since 1996, Dr. Patel has extensive experience with Laser Vision Correction (LASIK and PRK) involving thousands of cases. He was the first surgeon in Western Washington to be certified for the Visian Implantable Contact Lens (ICL). He has lectured and taught residents and physicians from across the nation and has been involved in numerous research projects in the fields of cornea and refractive surgery. Dr. Patel is board certified in ophthalmology. More information available on his website at www.pateleye.com"
Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
Anterior Segment Surgery
Cornea & External Diseases
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Cataract Surgery Complications
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Refractive Lens Exchange
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
University Of Michigan Medical School-Ann Arbor
Medical School | Graduated 1994
William Beaumont Hospital-Internship
Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
Wills Eye Hospital-Residency In Ophthalmology
Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
University Of Utah, Moran Eye Center-Cataract, Cornea, and Vision Correction Surgery
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Top Doctors, Seattle Magazine, 2006
Top Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2012
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1990
Top Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2008
Top Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2010
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (Medical School), 1993
Top Doctors, Seattle Magazine, 2008
Top Doctors, Seattle Magazine, 2005
Top Doctors, Seattle Magazine, 2007
Top Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2009
Top Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2011
Media & Publications
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Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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