Rahul Patel, M.D.

Dr. Patel is a Board Certified ophthalmologist originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He completed medical school and received his M.D. degree at the Northeast OhioUploaded Image: /uploads/images/E3.jpg Medical University in Kent, Ohio.  Dr. Patel went on to complete his ophthalmology residency training at Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  He subsequently furthered his expertise in ophthalmology by completing a one year cornea/refractive surgery fellowship at the Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Patel prides himself in providing excellent medical and surgical care to his patients. In his clinical practice, Dr. Patel specializes in cataract surgery, refractive surgery (LASIK and Surface Ablation), endothelial keratoplasty, complicated anterior segment surgery, and glaucoma laser surgery.  He is also proficient in refractive cataract surgery as well as a variety of intraocular lens implants, including toric and multifocal lens implants.  As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr.  Patel manages a variety of eye conditions, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, eye infections, in-office minor lid procedures, and eye pain.  He also performs routine eye exams.  Dr. Patel is on staff at Albany Memorial Hospital and performs eye surgeries at Albany Memorial Hospital as well as the Albany Regional Eye Surgery Center.  He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  

Dr. Patel is married with 3 children – one son and 2 daughters. His wife, who is also a physician, completed her medical training at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Dr. Patel and his family are happy to relocate to the Albany area.  He enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with his wife and three young children.