Dr. Rooshil Patel is a comprehensive ophthalmologist practicing in North Atlanta. At Milan Eye Center, Dr. Patel has a vested interest in cataract surgery, LASIK/PRK, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and eyelid surgery.
Dr. Patel is a Kentucky native and attended the University of Kentucky for his undergraduate studies, where he majored in Biology and minored in Spanish. Following college, he stayed on at UK to earn his medical degree. There, he found his passion for ophthalmology with the help of mentors, community engagement, and productive research opportunities.
Following medical school, Dr. Patel was selected by the University of Louisville to pursue a residency in ophthalmology. In Louisville, Dr. Patel gained immense clinical and surgical experience under the guidance of noteworthy attendings. He performed a considerable number of surgeries in every subspecialty of ophthalmology, ranging from pediatrics to retina. In addition, Dr. Patel found the value in research and contributed to the overall body of literature with several publications. He is excited to bring this acquired talent and knowledge to Milan Eye Center.
In addition, Dr. Patel’s interests also lie within the community. He has gained experience working with disadvantaged populations both in the United States and underdeveloped nations such as Ghana and Ecuador with programs such as Unite for Sight and Shoulder to Shoulder. He plans to continue medical servitude throughout his career.
In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, playing sports, and spending quality time with friends and family.