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.

Over the years Dr. Patel has received numerous awards and recognitions including Phoenix Magazine’s Top Doctor Award with the Highest Voted Ophthalmologist by his peers for 8 consecutive years!

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.