Sagar Patel, M.D.
CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGIST
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During his internship, Dr. Patel was one of few physicians who stayed in the New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina to assist the understaffed hospitals at the time.
Dr. Patel was accepted to medical school directly from high school pending completion of his college studies. He received his undergraduate training at Youngstown State University, where he graduated summa cum laude through the Honor’s College with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. He then went on to receive his Medical Doctorate from Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine, where he scored in the 97th percentile on his national board examination

Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Patel began internship at the Tulane University School of Medicine Program in New Orleans, LA. After successfully completing his internship, Dr. Patel completed residency training in ophthalmology at Tulane, followed by a fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery also at Tulane, under the training of Dr. James G. Diamond, MD.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.