Dr. Saurabh Patel, MD

Dr. Saurabh Patel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Saurabh Patel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bonita Springs, FL. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

27160 Bay Landing Dr # 100

Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicare
  • MetLife
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 92% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 89% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel ""My job is to save your vision.  I love my job."

Saurabh N. Patel, MD MSc"

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Floaters
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

5  Procedures

  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Robert Wood Johnson Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wilmer Eye Inst Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wilmer Eye Inst Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Fellowship 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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
31 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr.Patel is the best Retina Surgeon and can help you.
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Dr Patel is expert in treating certain catastrophic eye conditions. His knowledge and skill far exceed previous opinions by other local physicians in his field.
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I did not see Dr Patel since he requires you to sign a waiver for law suits that require arbitration and limit damages. I left because this was my first visit and I did not check on his malpractice record. I just didn't feel comfortable with all the legal language.
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Most retina specialists in town have waivers and arbitration clauses. If you possess a cell phone or have ever rented a car, I can assure you that the legal language is much more complicated than that which our office requires. I hope you found some other retina specialist you are comfortable with.

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If you see Dr. Patel plan on getting a 2nd opinion because he wants to operate at the drop of a dime or dollar- literally same afternoon. Check because good chance surgery is NOT needed. His staff was very uncooperative and rude in sending records. In shot, try someone else.
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It is impossible to schedule surgery the same afternoon unless it is a true emergency such as endophthalmitis. With such false statements intended to malign the practice, I wonder if you were paid by another practice to say such things. Regarding medical records, our office does not have superpowers to produce them at a moments notice. Please allow 10 days to process. In the event of urgency, Dr Patel is MORE than happy to speak to another physician and relay the pertinent findings.

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I was in Naples for a month in April, 2015 and had a detached retina that needed emergency surgery. When there was an insurance delay, Dr Patel got me into the office for a laser procedure to keep it from getting worse and 3 days later did the main surgery. I didn't understand before how serious a...more
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