Samir Patel, O.D. has been practicing optometry with our group since 2008. He is a therapeutically licensed optometric glaucoma specialist. Born in Houston and raised in Fannett and Houston, he is a 2004 graduate of Texas A&M with a degree in biomedical science. He studied at the University of Houston College of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2008.
Dr. Patel practices full scope medical optometry, including primary care and contact lenses, but is especially interested in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Patel is one of a very few doctors in the area who fit specialty scleral lenses for patients with diseased or scarred corneas. He is a member of the Golden Key Optometric Honor Society, American Optometric Association, and Texas Optometric Association.
He enjoys meeting new people, getting to know his patients, and helping improve their lives by meeting their vision care needs. When not in the office, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his wife, Dipali, their daughter, Anaya and son, Shaan. He is also an avid fantasy football player, sports fan, and a diehard Texas Aggie.