Consultants

Mr Jignesh Patel

Mr Jignesh Patel

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCOphth MD

Expertise: Cataract Surgery, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Surgery for Retinal Detachment, Macular Holes and Epiretinal Membranes and Diabetic Related Retinal Surgery

NHS: Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust


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Telephone Number: 020 7078 3848

Email Address: londoneyeunit@hje.org.uk

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Consultant Biography

Mr Jignesh Patel is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a specialist interest in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Medical Retina at the Essex County Hospital, Colchester. He completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital including Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Fellowships.

Mr Jignesh Patel has developed a special interest in diabetic retinopathy and its management combining laser management with newer treatments, having also completed a research degree in diabetic macular oedema at the Institute of Ophthalmology, London including specialist cataract surgery in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Currently he is the Clinical Lead for the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service for the North East Essex area. He is also the joint Lead for the Age-Related Macular Degeneration service at The Essex County Hospital.

Mr Jignesh Patel practices privately at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth where he forms part of London Eye Unit.