Jayrag Patel, M.D. received his medical degree from the University College London Medical School, London, U.K. with additional training at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. After a residency in ophthalmology at Drexel-Hahnemann University Hospital where he served as Chief Resident, he completed a Cornea and Refractive fellowship at the world renowned New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in Manhattan.
He is a member of the Cornea Service, operating and teaching at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
In addition to Corneal Transplantation, DSEK(Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty) and Laser Vision Correction (LASIK and PRK), Dr. Patel’s special interests include the use of premium multifocal intraocular lenses for cataract surgery and correcting problems resulting from cataract surgery.
In addition to being Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Patel is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Cornea Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.