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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Santosh Patel is Average. Dr. Patel has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Santosh Patel, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Patel graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia.


Dr. Patel has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center 
  • Los Alamitos Medical Center 


  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Santosh Chandrakant Patel MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 15 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Santosh C. Patel practice?
Dr. Santosh Patel has 8 office locations.
Dr. Santosh Patel practices Ophthalmology near Long Beach, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Desoto, TX and Plano, TX.
See Long Beach Ophthalmologists.