Santosh C. Patel, MD

Ophthalmologist located in DeSoto, TX & Plano, TX

About Dr. Patel

Santosh C. Patel, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist on the team of dedicated providers at Retina Specialists. He currently sees patients at the practice’s Plano, DeSoto, and Waxahachie, Texas, locations.

Dr. Patel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He went on to earn his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, gaining membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

He completed his internship at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California, and the University of California, Los Angeles, and did his residency at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He finished his medical training with a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine. There, he worked under the tutelage of the renowned Baruch Kupperman, MD.

Dr. Patel holds certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology and enjoys membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. D Magazine frequently includes him on their list of the Best Doctors in Dallas.

Dr. Patel joined Retina Specialists in 2006, where he specializes in treating a variety of vitreoretinal disease, including macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal detachments, and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Patel hails from Southern California but loves calling Texas home. When he’s not working, he enjoys traveling internationally, taking photographs, rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, and spending time with his wife and two children.

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Santosh C. Patel, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist on the team of dedicated providers at Retina Specialists. He currently sees patients at the practice’s Plano, DeSoto, and Waxahachie, Texas, locations.

Dr. Patel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He went on to earn his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, gaining membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

He completed his internship at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California, and the University of California, Los Angeles, and did his residency at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He finished his medical training with a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine. There, he worked under the tutelage of the renowned Baruch Kupperman, MD.

Dr. Patel holds certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology and enjoys membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. D Magazine frequently includes him on their list of the Best Doctors in Dallas.

Dr. Patel joined Retina Specialists in 2006, where he specializes in treating a variety of vitreoretinal disease, including macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal detachments, and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. Patel hails from Southern California but loves calling Texas home. When he’s not working, he enjoys traveling internationally, taking photographs, rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, and spending time with his wife and two children.


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