Dr. Santosh Patel, MD

Dr. Santosh Patel, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Santosh Patel, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from MED COLL OF PA in 1996 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.

1706 Preston Park Blvd

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 599-9098

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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7  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • MED COLL OF PA
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • St. Mary's Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Grater Baltimore Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Wilmer Eye Inst Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Univ of California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
14 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Terrific doctor, 2 1/2 years as patient, nothing but excellent
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After several surgeries with Dr. Patel, I was showing clear tell-tale signs of glaucoma which he failed to diagnose. He did not refer me to a glaucoma specialist. He led me to believe that my issues were resolved and I found out later that was not the case. Another doctor from a different office...more
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Dr. Santosh Patel did my emergency retina surgery on a weekend. He saved my sight. His skill, expertise and calm manner in my crisis was truly a godsend. He is a stellar surgeon with outstanding abilities to help guide patients though the surgery process. Thank you so much.
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Dr. gave us hope, after 1 yr I can't see and blind.
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I would highly recommend Dr Santosh Patel for any retina or eye concerns you many have. He is extremely knowledgeable in his field, very thorough, professional and friendly to all his patients. My family and I have been going to him for routine check-ups, retina issues and surgeries and we have...more
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