Specialties

Ophthalmology (Board certified since 2010)

At a Glance

  • 2016 Started practicing
  • 1 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 1 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

About Dr. Patel

Purnima Patel, MD, is a board certified in ophthalmology and specializes in medical retina and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Patel is skilled in the treatment of medical retinal disease such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, inherited retinal diseases, and uveitis as well as modern cataract surgery.

Dr. Patel has a special interest in teaching Emory University ophthalmology residents in the management of medical retinal disease and cataract surgery.

Her research is focused on retinal imaging technology and uveitis.

She is a journal reviewer for the Journal of Ocular Inflammation and Infection.

My Clinical Interests

  • cataract surgery
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • macular degeneration
  • retinal disease
  • uveitis
  • vasculitis

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

INTERNSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American Society of Retina Specialists, 2012-present

Association of Veterans Affairs Ophthalmologists, 2012-present

Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, 2012-present

Women in Ophthalmology, 2011-present

American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006-present

American Medical Association, 2005-present

Honors & Awards

Residents Writer's Award Recipient
AMO, 2008

Secretariat Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg B
Atlanta, GA 30322

  • 404-778-2020
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1 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

INTERNSHIP

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American Society of Retina Specialists, 2012-present

Association of Veterans Affairs Ophthalmologists, 2012-present

Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, 2012-present

Women in Ophthalmology, 2011-present

American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006-present

American Medical Association, 2005-present

Honors & Awards

Residents Writer's Award Recipient
AMO, 2008

Secretariat Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology