Monmouth Retina Consultants

Chirag V. Patel, M.D.

Monmouth Retina Consultants NJ | Dr. Patel

Dr. Patel holds his medical doctorate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Patel served as the Co-Chief Resident of Ophthalmology at the Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio and is a Stanford University alumnus, where he studied for his undergraduate degree.






 

Education

Medical Degree | 2001
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Medical Doctorate

Undergraduate | 1997
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Bachelor of Science

Medical Training

Fellowship in Retina | July 2006 – June 2007
University of Arizona
Department of Ophthalmology
Tucson, AZ

Fellowship in Retina | July 2005 – July 2006
Harvard Medical School - Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA

Ophthalmology Residency | July 2002 – June 2005
Summa Health System,
Department of Ophthalmology
Akron, OH

PGY-1 Internship in Internal Medicine | July 2001 – June 2002
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology | April 2008 – January 2012
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology | June 2007 – November 2007
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Clinical Instructor | July 2006 – June 2007
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology, | July 2005 – July 2006
Harvard Medical School

Honors & Awards

  • William H. Falor Award for Outstanding Resident Research and Presentation, Summa Health System | 2004
  • American Medical Student Association Project Grant, UMD-NJ | 1999
  • Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar, State of NJ | 1993
  • National Merit Commended Scholar | 1992

Certification & Licensure

  • Pennsylvania | 2011
  • New Jersey | 2010
  • Illinois | 2007
  • Arizona | 2006
  • Massachusetts | 2005
  • Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology | 2006

Research Experience

University of Arizona College of Medicine
A Randomized Study of the Safety and Efficacy of FG-2216 in Subjects with Renal Anemia Not
Requiring Dialysis and Not Receiving Recombinant Human Erythropoietin. April 2007 - November 2007

Joslin Diabetes Center
Examining effects of drug model, tyrosine kinase receptor inhibitor, on retinal vascular permeability and
leukostasis in diabetes-induced rats. October 2005 - May 2006

Summa Health System, Department of Ophthalmology
Compared relation of intraocular pressure measurement devices to corneal thickness readings. November 2003 - June 2004

Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, Teaneck, NJ.
Compiled data for a multicenter clinical study of Conductive Keratoplasty. January 2001 - February 2001

Stanford University VA Spinal Cord Injury Center
Analyzed analgesic effects of functional magnetic stimulation on sacral nerves in rats. June 1996 - August 1996

Schering-Plough Research Institute, Kenilworth, NJ
Performed protein characterization studies on Farnesyl Protein Transferase. June 1995 - September 1995

UMD-NJ, New Jersey Medical School
Conducted microwave-mediated conjugation of bile acids and cholesterol analogs. June 1994 - September 1994

Presentations & Publications

“Endophthalmitis Caused by Leuconostoc spp. Following Intravitreal Bevacizumab” Case Reports in Ophthalmology. DOI: 10.1159/000480727 Singh S, Patel C, Kishore K.

“Concomitant Intravitreal Ganciclovir and Dexmethasone Therapy in the Management of Acute Retinal Necrosis in a
Patient Previously Treated with Oral Famciclovir” Case Reports in Opthalmological Medicine. Volume 2017, Article ID4613624.

“Intravitreal Ganciclovir and Dexamethasone as Adjunctive Therapy in the Management of Acute Retinal Necrosis
Caused by Varicella Zoster Virus” K. Kishore, S. Jain, C. Patel ASRS 2010.

“Intravitreal Bevacizumab Monotherapy for Large and Thick Submacular Hemorrhage of Less than One Week Duration
Secondary to Neovascular AMD” K. Kishore, S. Jain, C. Patel ASRS 2010.

“Receptor Tyrosine Kinase (RTK) Inhibition with AL-39324 Ameliorates Diabetes-induced Retinal Vascular
Permeability (RVP) in vivo” C. Patel, A. Clermont, D. Bursell, D. Bingaman, L. Aiello. ARVO 2006.

“Comparison of Intraocular Pressure Measurements by Goldman Applanation Tonometer, Pneumatic Tonometer, and
Tono-Pen to Corneal Thickness” C. Patel, T. Woodruff, J. Boyer. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
(ASCRS) Symposium, San Diego, California, May 2004.

B. Dayal, K. Rapole, C. Patel. “Microwave-Induced Rapid Synthesis of Sarcosine Conjugated Bile Acids” Bio-organic
& Medicinal Chemistry Letters: 1995. Volume 5, Issue 2:1301-1306.

Contributing Author. “Homelessness in Palo Alto: A survey of the needs of homeless people in the Palo Alto area” 1996.

Professional Membership

  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology