Dr. Niraj Patel

Ophthalmology
Tacoma, WA
27 years experience male

Locations

Pacific Northwest Eye Associates

Tacoma, WA

Address

3602 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

2537592123

Insurances accepted

No Value

About

Bio

http://www.pateleye.com/

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

LASIK Surgery

Doctor Q&A

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism: These are refractive errors that are usually corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Eye exercises will not usually help correct for this. A detai ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism: It's hard to know if you have astigmatism without an eye exam. Astigmatism is one type of refractive error. Myopia (or nearsightedness), hyperopa (or ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism: Astigmatism is one type of refractive error. Myopia (or nearsightedness), hyperopa (or farsightedness), and astigmatism all can cause refractive erro ... Read More
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HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I’ve been through some difficult surgeries in the past; but none of them caused me the same mental trauma I was experiencing as I envisioned the removal of cataracts and insertion of new lenses in b...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
All of my expectations were not only met they were so far beyound what I dreamed of. I was born with cataratcs on both eyes. I had one eye that was far sighted , really far sighted, and one eye that w...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
In an effort to find the Doctor I trust the most to handle my complex Cataract surgery, I had consultations with 6 of the best Cataract surgeons in the Seattle area. Hands down, Dr. Patel stood out a...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MEDICAL SCHOOL, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL

Residency

WILLS EYE INSTITUTE

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Best Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
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