Dr. Sarju Patel, MD

Dr. Sarju Patel, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sarju Patel, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

1305 York Ave

New York, NY 10021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Endophthalmitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "While performing a full range of comprehensive services, my sub-specialization is in ocular inflammatory disease (uveitis). This area is unique to ophthalmology in that it requires a complete review of one's health, personalized therapy, and close monitoring. As such, I have a very close relationship with my patients, as we become partners in the process of discussing and choosing therapies. I will always strive to be complete and ensure the entire ocular system is in good health."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Uveitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Peripheral Uveitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tuberculous Uveitis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Illinois Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
4.8
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in New York |
Dr. Patel is a wonderful Dr. He has great people skills,and he knows his stuff but at what cost? The customer service skills of the people answering the phones and handling his patient's information leave much to be desired. They are rude and unpleasant once you become a patient on York Ave. I will not stand to be treated like that. It was good while it lasted. Thank you Dr. Patel for your assistance and great patient care.
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Dr. Patel accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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