Dr. Kumar Patel, OD

Dr. Kumar Patel, OD

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Optometry  |  
Male  |  
29 y/o
(18)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kumar Patel was born and raised in a small town of Wildorado, TX. Dr. Patel has grown up around a small family hotel business noticing vast opportunities through education early by initially studying engineering but quickly realizing his passion for the medical field. Dr. Patel has completed a total of 8 years of education, first by earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, TX, and then earning his Doctorate of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Patel has been trained in various facilities from the Veterans Hospital in Amarillo, TX to independent private practices in Dallas/Fort Worth area to gain the experience to accommodate all of our patient needs. Dr. Patel believes in reaching beyond his credentials by maintaining a commitment to continuing education which far exceeds the State Board requirements. In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys biking, staying active, and traveling. Dr. Patel is also an avid sports fan. He loves to watch football, basketball, UFC and hockey from time to time. He always makes time for a round of golf with his family and friends. A loyal patron of the arts, he enjoys visiting museums, art festivals, and cooking. Dr. Patel loves to learn new things about cosmology, study of the universe, as well as using his creativity to build various home projects. Dr. Patel takes pride in his work and is dedicated to excellence in treatment and comfort. He is passionate about educating his patients about their conditions so they can fully participate in the disease management, and as a result, experience a better quality of life. He wants his patients’ experiences at Southwest Vision Center to be unique and memorable. We are pleased to bring on board Dr. Kumar Patel, a young energetic doctor who always puts customer care first while simultaneously providing the highest professional eye care possible.

Southwest Vision Center

7728 Mid Cities Blvd

North Richland Hills, TX 76180
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

I take major pride in my work and am absolutely dedicated to excellence in treatment and comfort. I am passionate about educating all of my patient about their conditions so they can fully participate in the disease management, and as a result, experience a better quality of life. I want all of my patients experiences at Southwest Vision Center to be unique, memorable and overall exceed their expectations.
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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Cornea & External Diseases
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Board Certifications

Dr. Patel does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Meibomitis
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

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Procedures

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

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

  • University of Texas at Arlington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • University Of The Incarnate Word-Rosenberg School Of Optometry
    Medical School | Graduated 2014
  • Southwest Vision Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of The Incarnate Word-Rosenberg School Of Optometry
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Vet Adm Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013

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
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
5.0
based on 18 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
North Richland Hills, TX |
He was very caring and understanding when I came back because my glasses weren't right. He did another exam and fixed them and then said told me to come back until they are just what I need. I haven't had to come back.
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Dr. Patel accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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