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Vivek Ravindra Patel, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Wilmer Eye Institute


Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Strabismus, Thyroid Eye Disease


Vivek R. Patel, M.D., is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus. Dr. Patel treats the spectrum of neuro-ophthalmic disorders, with particular academic and clinical interest in pseudotumor cerebri as well as treatment of double vision, both clinically and surgically.

Dr. Patel received his undergraduate and medical degrees, with distinction, from the University of Saskatchewan. He completed his internship and residency training in ophthalmology at McGill University and then pursued fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute. Prior to his current position, he was in clinical and academic practice at the University of Ottawa, serving as director of the neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus fellowship at the Ottawa Eye Institute. He currently serves as a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada board examiner for the ophthalmology and neurology certification examinations. He received faculty teaching awards at the University of Southern California (2007), University of Wisconsin (2008) and University of Ottawa (2009).


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  • Gujarati
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American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society

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    • University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine ( Saskatchewan ) (2001)


    • McGill University School of Medicine / Ophthalmology ( Montreal Quebec ) (2006)


    • University of Southern California Medical Center / Neuro - Ophthalmology ( Los Angeles CA) (2007)


    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2008)
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    Faculty Teaching Awards:
    University of Southern California (2007)
    University of Wisconsin (2008)
    University of Ottawa (2009)

    Professional Activities

    Board Examiner: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Resident Division Education Champion: Neuro-Ophthalmology

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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Woods Room 457
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-3213
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8679
    Fax: 410-502-3214
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-2360
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-2360
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Odenton
    1106 Annapolis Rd
    Suite 290
    Odenton, MD 21113
    Phone: 410-874-1425
    Appointment Phone: 410-874-1425


    • Ophthalmology - Neuro-Ophthalmology

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