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Patel, Vivek

Vivek Patel

 Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
 Neuro-Ophthalmology Division

 The Wilmer Eye Institute
 The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Vivek R. Patel, M.D., an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and adult strabismus. Dr. Patel sees 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 was born in Zambia and immigrated to Canada with his family in 1981. He 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).

Meet Dr. Patel

Dr. Patel sees patients at Wilmer Eye Institute's Johns Hopkins Hospital, Bayview Medical Center, and Odenton locations.

For appointments at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, call 410-955-5080

For appointments at Bayview, call 410-550-2360

For appointments at Odenton, call 410-874-1425

Read Dr. Patel's CV

Dr. Sheila West on the Link Between Smoking and Eye Disease in Women - 7/23/2014

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu and Colleagues Study Relationship Between Vision Loss and Work Status - 7/18/2014

Wilmer Resident Receives Lindstrom Research Grant - 7/11/2014

Four Wilmer Researchers Receive BrightFocus Foundation Awards - 7/10/2014

Dr. Michael Repka Part of Team Researching Telemedicine and ROP - 6/27/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Featured on WBAL-TV - 6/24/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Use Human Stem Cells to Create Light-Sensitive Retina in a Dish - 6/10/2014

Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

Dr. Richard Semba: Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer - 5/12/2014

Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014


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