Shamil Patel, MD, MBA

Ophthalmologist in Phoenix & Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. Patel is a fellowship-trained glaucoma and cataract surgeon, specializing in medical and surgical diseases of the eye, with a focus on medical and surgical glaucoma and modern cataract surgery methods.

He first moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1985 and attended high school locally, at North Canyon High School. He completed undergraduate training at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, OH, and his Masters in Business Administration in Health Care Administration and Finance at the Weatherhead School of Management.

He obtained his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and returned to Phoenix to complete his medical internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Patel’s ophthalmology residency was completed at University Hospital’s Eye Institute – Case Western School of Medicine.

During his residency, he participated in various research activities, presented at both local and national meetings, and was appointed the Chief Resident of the residency program in his final year. He completed his glaucoma fellowship at the University of Texas-Southwestern in Dallas.

Dr. Patel has received many awards and recognitions. Recently, he was voted by his peers in the medical community for the 7th consecutive year to be the Highest Voted Ophthalmologist for 2022 by Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor! 

Additionally, Dr. Patel was ranked top two cataract surgeons in Arizona in US Newsweek’s, “America’s Best Eye Doctors 2021”. ​In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends, and playing basketball and tennis. 

He is excited to be back in the Valley and looks forward to meeting you.

Shamil Patel, MD

Surgery Days & Locations:

Mondays at
Spectra Eye Institute
15401 N 29th Ave
Suite 201
Phoenix, AZ 85053

One Wednesday a month &
Every Thursday at
Buckeye Surgery Center
23390 W Yuma Rd. #106
Buckeye, AZ 85326