Dr. Kevin Patel was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. He studied at the University of Illinois at Chicago for both his undergraduate and medical education. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. He earned his medical degree while also becoming a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Patel did his general ophthalmology residency training at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He then completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Californis Pacific Medical Center/West Coast Retina in San Francisco. Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmonlogy. In his free time, Dr. Patel loves to travel, play golf and soccer, and enjoys hiking and biking.