Sanjay V. Patel, M.D.

  1. Ophthalmologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Cataract
  2. Cornea problems
  3. Keratoconus
  • Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy
  • Keratoconus and crosslinking
  • Corneal transplant surgery, including DMEK, DSEK, DALK and PK
  • Corneal surgery and disease
  • Ocular surface tumors
  • Complex lens and cataract surgery
  • Corneal refractive surgery
  1. 2015
    Fellow - FRCOphthRoyal College of Ophthalmologists
  2. 2005
    Fellow - Cornea and External Disease, Cataract and Refractive SurgeryUniversity of Michigan
  3. 2004
    Resident - OphthalmologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2001
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1999
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Cornea ResearchMayo Clinic Rochester
  6. 1997
    Senior House Officer - OphthalmologyRoyal Hallamshire Hospital
  7. 1996
    House Officer - General SurgeryNorth Staffordshire Hospital
  8. 1996
    House Officer - General MedicineQueen's Medical Centre
  9. 1995
    BMBSUniversity of Nottingham
  10. 1993
    B. Med. Sc. - Physiology & PharmacologyUniversity of Nottingham

Certifications

  1. 2006
    OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Teacher of the Year 2021, Department of OphthalmologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2020
    Honorable Mention in consideration for the 2020 Clarkson Quality Improvement AwardAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  3. 2019
    The Bowman Club Lecture 2019The Bowman Club
  4. 2019
    Academic Achievement AwardAsia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
  5. 2016
    Academic Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  6. 2015
    Secretariat AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  7. 2013
    Elbyrne G. Gill, MD, LecturerVirginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  8. 2012
    Roger F. Meyer, M.D., Lectureship in CorneaKellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
  9. 2012
    Third Prize for Refractive Poster (Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  10. 2011
    Second Prize for Refractive Poster (Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  11. 2010
    Teacher of the Year 2010, Department of OphthalmologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  12. 2009
    First Prize for Refractive Poster (ESCRS Meeting, Barcelona)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  13. 2008
    First Prize for Refractive Poster (ESCRS Meeting, Berlin)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  14. 2008
    ISER Travel FellowshipInternational Society for Eye Research
  15. 2007
    First Prize for Refractive Poster (ESCRS Meeting, Stockholm)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  16. 2007
    Olga Keith Wiess Special Scholar AwardResearch to Prevent Blindness
  17. 2007
    First Prize for Refractive Poster (ESCRS Meeting, Athens)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  18. 2006
    First Prize for Refractive Poster (ESCRS Meeting, London)European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  19. 2006
    ARVO Travel Grant AwardNational Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
  20. 2005
    Claes Dohlman Society Award (outstanding cornea fellow in the US)Massachussets Eye & Ear Infirmary
  21. 2004
    John A. Dyer Award (peer-selected for mentorship, leadership and teamwork in final year of residency)Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  22. 2004
    AOS Travel GrantAmerican Ophthalmological Society
  23. 1995
    Alan Vernon Prize (Ophthalmology)University of Nottingham
  24. 1995
    Fisons Specials Prize (Ophthalmology/Dermatology/ENT)University of Nottingham
  25. 1995
    Commendation for outstanding performance in BMBS degreeUniversity of Nottingham
  26. 1993
    Bart Prize (outstanding performance in BMedSci(Hons) degree)University of Nottingham
  27. 1993
    Undergraduate Prize for PhysiologyThe Physiological Society, Oxford, UK
  28. 1992
    Exhibition Prize (outstanding performance in basic medical sciences)University of Nottingham
  29. 1992
    Olive A. Haynes Prize (Anatomy)University of Nottingham
  30. 1990
    Hatherton Scholarship (regional academic achievement)Regional Education Authority

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Written Exam Item WriterAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  2. 2018 - 2020
    Program Planning CommitteeAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  3. 2017
    MemberCornea Preservation Time Study Writing Committee
  4. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberAsia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
  5. 2014 - present
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberEuCornea
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberEuropean Association for Vision and Eye Research
  8. 2012 - 2020
    MemberDepartment of Ophthalmology Enterprise Specialty Council
  9. 2012 - 2020
    MemberSurgical and Procedural Committee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  10. 2012 - 2020
    ChairExecutive Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  11. 2011 - 2020
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  12. 2011 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  13. 2011
    MemberFuchs Genetics Multi-Center Study Group Writing Committee
  14. 2011 - present
    Member with ThesisCornea Society
  15. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  16. 2009 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  17. 2009 - 2020
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  18. 2009 - 2020
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  19. 2009 - 2012
    Research ChairResearch Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  20. 2009 - 2012
    MemberNeuroscience Theme Executive Committee
  21. 2008 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Eye Research
  22. 2007 - present
    MemberAsia Cornea Society
  23. 2007 - 2020
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  24. 2007 - 2008
    MemberEuropean Association for Vision and Eye Research
  25. 2006 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  26. 2005 - 2009
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Ophthalmology
  27. 2005 - present
    MemberCornea Society
  28. 2001 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  29. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  30. 1999 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  31. 1997 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  32. 1995 - 1997
    MemberBritish Medical Association

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.