Mr Nishal Patel

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBBS, MD, FRCOphth

Year qualified:1998

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Nishal Patel is a Consultant Ophthalmic Eye Surgeon based at the East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust. He also provides a comprehensive general and specialist ophthalmic service at the Kent and Canterbury and William Harvey Hospitals. The training he has received for this experience is through world class rotations in Central London and South East and South West London at the prominent respected establishment Moorfields Eye Hospital and at King’s College Hospital and School of Medicine.

Mr Patel has established his reputation as a world recognised ophthalmologist with collaborations in local, regional, national and international academic institutions. He is interested in general ophthalmology, cataract surgery and is highly skilled and qualified in specialist retinal diseases particularly age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, uveitis (iritis) and genetic retinal diseases having significant experience in laser and injection therapy.

He has set up clinical trials at this Trust and is a chief investigator in several local and multi-centre trials for diseases affecting the retina. Mr Patel is a kind dedicated eye surgeon who takes pride in knowing that his patients are fully informed and kept abreast of modern investigations and treatments.

Clinical Interests



  • Medicine

  • Medical retinal diseases

  • General ophthalmology

  • Cataract surgery

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