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About Us

potomacretina-5Greater Potomac Retina

  • Greater Potomac Retina specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula. Common diseases that are treated include Age-related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Tears, Retinal Detachments, Epiretinal membranes, and Macular holes.
  • Greater Potomac Retina is accepting new patients and is able to accommodate consultations in a timely manner.
  • Dr. Patel is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO).
  • Dr. Patel completed Fellowship training at the University of Iowa, one of the nation’s leading ophthalmic institutions.

Attention-to-Detail for Treatment & Surgery

Because of the specialized nature of our services, most of the patients seen in our offices have been referred to us by other eye care providers and physicians. Dr. Patel utilizes the most advanced therapies and surgical approaches, combined with an unfailing attention to consistency and detail, to provide the best treatment available and/or perform surgery for conditions such as:

On the Leading Edge of Technology

Greater Potomac Retina has the latest diagnostic and therapeutic services, including:

  • Digital fundus (retinal) photography and fluorescein angiography
  • 3-D Optical coherence tomography (OCT)
  • Digital B-scan ultrasonography
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Laser photocoagulation
  • Eylea® (aflibercept), Lucentis® (ranibizumab) and Avastin® (bevacizumab) therapy for Age-related Macular Degeneration


We Keep Our Patients Informed

The practice places a great deal of value on patient education, by providing information on common diseases in print and on our web site. We work in conjunction with other eye care professionals and primary care physicians to provide our patients with comprehensive eye care while maintaining a focus on the entire systemic process.

Experienced Staff

Our staff pride themselves on delivering the highest level of patient care. They are experienced, well-trained and caring, all attributes that are vital in the treatment of our patients.


Easily Accessible Offices

The offices are easy to find, with two convenient locations in the region:

  • Frederick, Maryland
  • Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

See our office locations and print out a map to the office nearest you.