Dr. Patel is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in eyelid, tear duct system, and orbital (eye socket) problems. She completed her ophthalmic training at NYU Langone Medical Center where she served as chief resident. She completed her fellowship as part of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS) at Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital, Columbia, and Cornell University Medical Center. 

Dr. Patel focuses on a wide range of ophthalmic issues including eyelid, tear duct and orbital trauma, eyelid tumors, styes/chalazion, age-related eyelid changes (droopy eyelids), orbital disease, thyroid eye disease, tearing problems, anophthalmic sockets, and cosmetic eyelid procedures including botulinum and filler injections.