Rima B Patel, MD - Phoenix, AZ - Ophthamology, Retina Specialist Open Now

Rima B Patel, MD

Ophthamology, Retina Specialist
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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Dr. Rima Patel joined Associated Retina Consultants in 2020 as a medical retina specialist. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist who completed her residency in ophthalmology at Loyola University Medical Center followed by a fellowship in medical retina at University of Southern California Roski Eye Institute. Dr. Patel has participated in many research projects and has coauthored multiple research papers on a variety of topics. She holds membership with several professional organizations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Phoenix Ophthalmological Society. Outside of work, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, yoga, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family. She is conversational in Spanish, Hindi, and Gujarati.Our DoctorsEach of our doctors is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and all are members of various prestigious organizations such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, and Arizona Ophthalmological
Society. They have been recognized as top doctors in the field by Phoenix Magazine and America’s Top Ophthalmologists – Castle Connolly Medical. Most also hold clinical assistant professorships with the University of Arizona.Saving Vision in Arizona Since 1974Whatever the reason for your impaired vision, Associated Retina Consultants has an experienced team of Arizona eye specialists to diagnose and treat your vision problem. Our focus is on the retina and macula (the back of the eye) and the vitreous humor (gel like tissue) in the eye. When you have problems with these parts of your eye, your vision will be in jeopardy. We work hard every day to protect and save our patients’ vision, helping them lead better quality lives.Practice Highlights Founded in 1974 Arizona's largest independently owned Covering 13 locations & growing 11 board-certified Vitreoretinal Retina specialistsArizona most trusted & experienced group of vitreoretinal Retina surgeons AUPO accredited Vitreoretinal Retinal fellowship program Clinical affiliation with U of A medical school Our Services All adult and pediatric Vitreoretinal Retinal diseases & surgeries Macular degeneration (support group) Diabetic retinopathy Ocular oncology Unexplained vision loss and inherited retinal diseases Cutting-edge research with participation in nationwide & worldwide clinical trials Retinal detachment tornMain locationsGOODYEAR1626 N. Litchfield Rd. Suite 250 Goodyear, AZ 85395GILBERT3513 S. Mercy Road Gilbert, AZ 85297MESA1933 S. Alma School Road Mesa, AZ 85210PHOENIX1750 E. Glendale Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85020SCOTTSDALE14500 Northsight Blvd Suite 121 Scottsdale, AZ 85260PEORIA15353 N. 91st Avenue Peoria, AZ 85381PRESCOTT VALLEY2517 N. Great Western Drive Suite K Prescott Valley, AZ 86314PRESCOTT1055 W Iron Springs Road. Prescott AZ 86305Satellite LocationsCASA GRANDE545 N. Peart Road Arizona Casa Grande, AZ 85122COTTONWOOD199 S. Candy Lane Suite 2A Cottonwood, AZ 86326FLAGSTAFF900 N. San Francisco Street Flagstaff, AZ 86001PAYSON302 W Main Street Payson Payson, AZ 85541SEDONA95 Soldiers Pass Rd A-1 Sedona, AZ 86336
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Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 11 years of experience
  • 51 insurances accepted
  • speaks English
  • Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University-Medicine & Sciences
  • 2 specialties
  • 9 areas of expertise
  • 2 board certifications
  • 1 hospital affiliation
  • 1 location


Associated Retina Consultants

1750 E Glendale Ave Phoenix, AZ 85020
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by Rima B Patel

  • Aetna AZ Banner PPO (ACA Broad Network)
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS AZ Alliance HMO
  • BCBS AZ Alliance PPO/EPO
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood
  • BCBS AZ PPO/EPO Statewide
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL Blue Print PPO
  • BCBS MI Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network HMO
  • BCBS Pathway EPO
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway EPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Bright Health Plan - Employer
  • Bright Health Plan Individual & Family
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connect Network - AZ
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Phoenix HMOx
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar CA Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • Oscar HMO AZ
  • Oscar Northern CA Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus
  • PPO/EPO Statewide
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO


Rima B Patel has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Rima B Patel has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Eye Exam
  • Glaucoma
  • Vision Issues
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy


Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University-Medicine & Sciences

Graduated in 2013

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