Dr. Kim Patel is a residency-trained medical optometrist who manages ocular disease and assists with postoperative care. Dr. Kim Patel leads the medical team of our practice, working closely with all of our surgeons.
She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois before moving to Tampa, Florida. She completed her grade school and earned an undergraduate degree in Florida.
Dr. Patel received her bachelor’s degree in microbiology and cell science at The University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She then attended The New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts for her optometry degree, where she graduated at the top of her class. She completed her residency in ocular disease at the William V. Chappell VA in Daytona Beach, Florida.
In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, hiking, and cooking.
Dr. Patel is a member of the Arizona Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.