Mr Amit Patel

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Year qualified:1999


Personal profile

Mr Amit Patel is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. He obtained his postgraduate training in eminent teaching centres in Wales, Yorkshire and London. He was awarded the prestigious Pfizer Ophthalmic Fellowship Award by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and undertook further subspecialty training in corneal transplant surgery and laser refractive with world renowned surgeons in Italy and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Mr Patel is the lead for Cataract and Corneal/External diseases in his NHS post and has clinics at Solihull, Birmingham Heartlands and Good Hope Hospitals. He has published several book chapters and papers in peer reviewed journals and presented numerous papers and posters at both national and international meetings. Mr Patel has also been an invited speaker at various conferences and achieved several awards and prizes for his work.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  • British Society for Refractive Surgery [President]

  • Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association [ex-Council Member]

  • United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

  • Cataract Surgery

  • Multifocal implants

  • Cataract surgery following previous refractive surgery

  • Corneal Diseases

  • Keratoconus

  • Collagen Crosslinking

  • Corneal Transplantation

  • Pterygium

  • Contact Lens related problems

  • Dry eyes

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