Dr. Pooja Patel, MD

Dr. Pooja Patel, MD

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Dr. Pooja Patel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in La Porte, IN. She graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med and specializes in ophthalmology.

1300 State St Ste 1B

La Porte, IN 46350

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
normal
more than 60% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 55% of peers
Cataract
normal
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Patel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
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9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Reading Hosp & Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She is one of the most kind, empathetic, and above all knowledgeable physicians around. She takes the time to hear out your problems and works tirelessly until a solution is found. I would recommend her without hesitation to any of my friends. If I have any problems with my eyes again in the...more
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I recently had an emergent situation and my usual doctor was in surgery so could not see me. Dr. Patel was available and so I went to see her. She was kind and caring and immediately could see the urgency of my problem. She diagnosed and treated it and closely followed my progress until it was...more
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