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Tapan Patel, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow
  • Assistant of Ophthalmology

Languages: English, Gujarati



  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow
  • Assistant of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2015)


  • Ophthalmology; University of Michigan Health System (2019)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled (Ophthalmology)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellow, 2019
  • Knights Templar Eye Foundation Career Starter Grant, 2017
  • Ophthalmology Times Research Scholar Honoree, 2018
  • Byron S. Hurwitz, M.D., M’66 Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology, 2015, 2015
  • Jeffrey W. Berger Medical Student Research Award in Ophthalmology, 2014
  • Robert M. Toll Prize for Meritorious Research in Mental Health, 2014
  • National Neurotrauma Student Poster Competition Finalist, 2012
  • Alan Faden Award for Excellence in Neurotrauma Research, 2011
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2006
  • Arnold and Mabel Beckman Scholarship, 2005

Patient Ratings & Comments

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