Tejal Patel,OD, received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry, Boston MA. After eight years of extensive experience, she joined Simon Eye Associates.
Dr. Patel‘s clinical training focused on ocular disease, low vision, pediatrics, contact lens and primary eye care. During her training, Dr. Patel worked with a professional team of ophthalmologists and optometrists who specialized in ocular disease at VA Medical Center, MA. She worked with another professional team who specialized in low vision at Joslin Clinic affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and also trained to work with blind, deaf and visually impaired patients at Perkins School for the Blind at Watertown, MA. She earned honor roll award for contact lens training.
Dr. Patel currently resides happily in West Chester, PA with her husband Dr. Gaurav Patel, Pulmonologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist and two cute boys named Dhruv and Kush. She enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and leisure reading.