Dr. Priya Patel received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from State University of New York College at Geneseo, and completed her Doctorate in Optometry from State University College of Optometry in Manhattan. Upon graduation, she was awarded with the Alcon Case Report Award, and the Varilux Student Grant.
She completed her training with a focus on primary care, ocular disease, and specialty contact lenses at the Northport VA Medical Center, Pisacano Eyecare Surgery Center, and the SUNY Optometry Specialty Contact Lens clinic. Dr. Patel specializes in management of ocular disease, laser vision correction co-management, and specialty contact lens fittings.
She has presented posters in the field of specialty contact lens fittings. She is fluent in English and Gujarati, and is conversational in Spanish. She remains an active member of the American Optometric Association, and the NYS Optometric Association.