COVID-19 Update

Due to the ongoing development of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Gailey Eye Clinic locations, including Bloomington Eye Institute and Gailey Eye Surgery-Decatur will remain closed until April 30th. Patients who have an appointment scheduled during our closure dates will be called to re-schedule for a future appointment date. For eye-related emergencies, please call your local Gailey Eye Clinic and you will be instructed on how to proceed. If you have any other questions or concerns, the best way to contact us during this time is via email at We will be monitoring email inquiries daily.

Kevin H. Patel, MD

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.

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