Purvi Patel, OD, FAAO

Dr. Patel received her Bachelors' degree from The College of New Jersey in 1996 and her Doctor of Optometry from the State University of NY College of Optometry in 2000 through a joint accelerated B.S.-O.D. program. She completed an Ocular Disease and Special Testing Residency at SUNY College of Optometry in 2002. Before coming to Urban Eye, Dr. Patel was the Director of Eye Care services at Whittier Street Health Center and The Dimock Center, one of the largest community health centers in Boston. Dr. Patel also brings with us teaching experience from her past roles as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry and as an attending clinician appointment to the New England Eye Institute. She is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists and the American Optometric Association, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Clinical interests: Diabetes, Glaucoma, Community-Based Eye and Vision Care, Public health & Epidemiology, Clinical Optometric Education. Hospital Affiliations: Boston Medical Center Languages: English, Spanish, Hindi, and Gujarati.