RCH Is Excited to Welcome Our Newest Doctor – Meet Dr. Sagar B. Patel
We’re proud to welcome Dr. Sagar B. Patel, MD as our newest physician at Retina Consultants of Houston! Dr. Patel is a medical and surgical retina specialist and will be providing high quality care to patients, starting Aug. 31, 2020.
A native Houstonian, Dr. Patel received his B.S. degree in Human Biology from The University of Texas at Austin and his M.D. from The University of Texas Southwestern. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency at The University of Texas Southwestern and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at The University of Southern California Roski Eye Institute and Retina-Vitreous Associate, where he served as chief fellow.
A key area of specialization for Dr. Patel is adult medical and vitreoretinal surgery. Utilizing cutting-edge imaging and diagnostic acumen, he is able to precisely diagnose and treat a number of vitreoretinal eye conditions. His surgical interests include retinal detachments, diabetic diseases, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, and secondary intraocular lens implants. He also has an active role in clinical vitreoretinal research with RCH, focusing on areas such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, age-related macular degeneration and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous.
Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has published multiple peer-review articles, and he has presented at several national conferences.
Dr. Patel is an enthusiastic and compassionate physician who is committed to providing exemplary medical care. His training at numerous highly ranked hospital systems, as well as international medical mission work, has given him an exposure to diverse patient populations and a strong foundation in the diagnosis and management of many vitreoretinal subspecialty areas.
In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, reading books, hiking, and spending time with his friends and family. He also has a passion for international medicine and has worked previously in Haiti, Panama, Mexico, Guatemala, and India on medical mission trips.
Dr. Patel looks forward to caring for patients at several RCH locations. To learn more about our newest physician, please click here to view his bio. For appointments, please request a consult online or call us at 713.524.3434.