Mr Praveen Patel

Ophthalmologist in
London

Sawbridgeworth
&
St Albans

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

See 86 Verified patient reviews

Mr Praveen Patel areas of expertise:

Professional statement

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 and Princess Alexandra 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.

  • Bedside manner
  • Friendliness of the staff
  • Wait time
  • Facility's features

All reviews are from patients verified by Top Doctors.


Patient reviews

Verified Patient
10/06/2022

Would you recommend this doctor?

  • Bedside manner
  • Friendliness of the staff
  • Wait time
  • Facility's features

Patients comments

Excellent and clarifying explanation of my condition and treatment, which relieved concerns and worry.

Verified Patient
07/06/2022

Would you recommend this doctor?

  • Bedside manner
  • Friendliness of the staff
  • Wait time
  • Facility's features

Patients comments

Dr Patel is very competent and knowledgeable. He explains issues very clearly and concisely. He is a thorough professional and is also very friendly and easy to relate to.

Verified Patient
26/05/2022

Would you recommend this doctor?

  • Bedside manner
  • Friendliness of the staff
  • Wait time
  • Facility's features

Patients comments

Very professional and helpful. It was a pleasant experience and all staff very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended.

Verified Patient
20/05/2022

Would you recommend this doctor?

  • Bedside manner
  • Friendliness of the staff
  • Wait time
  • Facility's features

Patients comments

Very friendly and professional, explained things well.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Clinics

Other information about Praveen Patel

Source: All information contained on this page as well as office hours available, are provided directly by the doctor who has the ability to update them at all times in order to keep the information as accurate as possible.
This website uses our own and third-party Cookies to compile information with the aim of improving our services, to show you advertising related to your preferences as well analysing your browsing habits. You can change your settings HERE.