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Specialties & Research
Dr. Vivek Patel, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.
Education & Awards
Dr. Patel graduated from Sri Ramachandra Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Porur, India.
Dr. Patel has 14 hospital affiliations:
- East Texas Medical Center-Tyler
- UPMC Passavant
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Patel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 2 plans
- Humana - 3 plans
- Cigna - 5 plans
- UPMC Health Plan - 10 plans