Mr Jignesh Patel



  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Ramsay Oaks Hospital, Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.


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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

About me

Mr Jignesh Patel is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a specialist interest in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Medical Retina at the Essex County Hospital, Colchester. He completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital including Medical Retina and Surgical Retina Fellowships.

He has developed a special interest in diabetic retinopathy and its modern management , having completed a research degree (MD) in diabetic macular oedema at the Institute of Ophthalmology, London. Also specialising in cataract surgery (use of standard and premium lenses) and cataract surgery for patients with coexisting retinal problems. Currently he is the Clinical Lead for the Eye Department in Colcheter and previously Patient Safety Lead for the Trust.

Areas of interest

• Cataract surgery • Vitreoretinal surgery • Retinal disease / surgery; age related macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy; retinal vein occlusions; retinal detachment and retinal tears; macular holes; epiretinal membranes; anti-VEGF treatments ; steroid treatments for retinal disease

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Procedures completed

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaks Hospital (1-5)

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (1-5)

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