Santosh C. Patel, M.D., began practice in Orange County California in 2002, specializing in vitreous and retinal surgery. Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Patel completed his fellowship in retinal surgery at the University of California, Irvine where he was involved in a number of clinical trials for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Patel completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Patel, a native of Southern California, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lehigh University combined with a medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Dr. Patel is married with two children.