Dr. Nisha Patel, MD

Dr. Nisha Patel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Nisha Patel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Centreville, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from George Washington School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

5900 Fort Dr Ste 425

Centreville, VA 20121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Contusion of the Eyeball
high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Personalized attention with outstanding medical and surgical care is our top priority I believe that every patient deserves time and attention to properly address their eye care needs."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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23  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • George Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Mount Sinai Elmhurst Hosp Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University at Buffalo - State University of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

3.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
58.064516129032256%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
1 Star
38.70967741935484%
(12)

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Dr Patel seemed ok during our visit but now I feel either their office staff is incompetent or the billing person is extremely greedy. We were referred by PCM to see eye doctor and paid co-pay at that time only. However after the visit and a year later we received a notice from debt collectors with...Read More
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She wrote me out a worthless prescription and I paid after the check up. The follow up ophthalmologist that called her office to correct it, suggested that I file suit. Evidently that is illegal. She sent me an incorrect bill ignoring what I paid her on my VISA card. Instead of correcting it...Read More
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Dr. Patel listens and is very thorough. My dry eyes feel so much better since she has been my physician. I highly recommend her.
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Dr. Patel is intelligent, knowledgable and professional. She has helped me through some complications with my vision. She is kind and takes time to explain things pertaining to my eyes. It is important to me that that a doctor listens to what I say about my health and Dr. Patel listens. The...Read More
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She gave my son a very strong prescription. I took him to another doctor because I know that his prescription was wrong and surprise! it was very, very strong more than what he needed. Also the waiting time at the Vienna office was more than an hour.
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