Mr Praveen Patel

Ophthalmologist in London, Sawbridgeworth & St Albans

MBBChir(Cantab) MA(Cantab) FRCOphth MD(Res)

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Mr Praveen Patel is an internationally-revered and award-winning consultant ophthalmologist based in central London, Bath, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire and St Albans. He specialises in macular degeneration (AMD), retinas and retinal vein occlusion alongside diabetic retinopathy, macular oedema and intravitreal injection. He privately practices for Moorfields Private Outpatients Centre, The Rivers Hospital, London Medical and the Eyesight Clinic at the Redbourn Health Centre. He also works for the NHS at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

Mr Patel is passionate about providing cutting-edge treatments for patients on the NHS and privately. He is the lead consultant for medical retina clinical trials and retinal imaging at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the age-related macular degeneration treatment service at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust, in partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital. 

Mr Patel, who has a special interest in cataracts and retinal and macular disease, qualified from Cambridge University in 1997 with a first class degree. This was followed by postgraduate training in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.   
 
Mr Patel has an esteemed reputation for excellence in patient care for macular disease, including the use of the injectable medications Lucentis, Eylea and Ozurdex as well as Avastin. Verteporfin photodynamic therapy and advanced macular laser treatments are also incorporated into his skilful practice. His clinical research reflects his expertise to the highest standard; Mr Patel won the Moorfields Research Medal for his work, as one of the lead investigators for the world's first randomised trial of Avastin for age-related macular degeneration, which was published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

His research work has also extended to validating new imaging modalities for the assessment of macular disease and he is a clinical research fellow at Moorfields and at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

Mr Patel's work has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and he is an international member of the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology (ARVO) and member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM). He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

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16/02/2024

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Excellent all round experience, from booking the appointment, testing, consultation and expert advice. The staff and facilities were all first class. I was very impressed with everything, especially the speed at which it was all dealt with. I would highly recommend Mr Patel.

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01/02/2024

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Very happy with my vist to dr praveen Patel, would recommend highly

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26/01/2024

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21/01/2024

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Mr Praveen Patel is an exceptional eye doctor. Not only is he completely up-to-date with the latest treatments and research but he is a doctor who really takes the time to listen, address one’s concerns and give thoughtful, considered answers. I recommend him most highly.


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