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Rachel C. Patel, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Academic Office Information

(801) 581-2352

John A. Moran Eye Center

65 N Mario Capecchi, Room:
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Education History

Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Professional Medical University of Massachusetts Medical School
Undergraduate Williams College

Selected Publications

  1. Patel RC, Vitale AT, Creel DJ, Digre KB (2020). Not All That Flickers Is Snow. J Neuroophthalmol, 41(1), e97-e99.
  2. Alabduljalil T, Patel RC, Alqahtani AA, Gao SS, Gale MJ, Zhang M, Jia Y, Huang D, Chiang PW, Chen R, Wang J, Weleber RG, Pennesi ME, Yang P (2019). Correlation of Outer Retinal Degeneration and Choriocapillaris Loss in Stargardt Disease Using En Face Optical Coherence Tomography and Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. Am J Ophthalmol, 202, 79-90.
  3. Al-Qahtani AA, Ba-Ali S, Alabduljalil T, Coyner AS, Patel RC, Weleber RG, Girach A, Christensen SK, Larsen M, Pennesi ME, Yang P (2017). Scleral Pits in Choroideremia: Implications for Retinal Gene Therapy. Retina, 38(9), 1725-1730.
  4. Patel RC, Wang J, Hwang TS, Zhang M, Gao SS, Pennesi ME, Bailey ST, Lujan BJ, Wang X, Wilson DJ, Huang D, Jia Y (2018). Plexus-Specific Detection of Retinal Vascular Pathologic Conditions with Projection-Resolved OCT Angiography. Ophthalmol Retina, 2(8), 816-826.
  5. Patel R, Wang J, Campbell JP, Kiang L, Lauer A, Flaxel C, Hwang T, Lujan B, Huang D, Bailey ST, Jia Y (2018). Classification of Choroidal Neovascularization Using Projection-Resolved Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 59(10), 4285-4291.
  6. Bhavsar KV, Jia Y, Wang J, Patel RC, Lauer AK, Huang D, Bailey ST (2017). Projection-resolved optical coherence tomography angiography exhibiting early flow prior to clinically observed retinal angiomatous proliferation. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep, 8, 53-57.
  7. Gao SS, Patel RC, Jain N, Zhang M, Weleber RG, Huang D, Pennesi ME, Jia Y (2016). Choriocapillaris evaluation in choroideremia using optical coherence tomography angiography. Biomed Opt Express, 8(1), 48-56.
  8. Patel RC, Gao SS, Zhang M, Alabduljalil T, Al-Qahtani A, Weleber RG, Yang P, Jia Y, Huang D, Pennesi ME (2016). Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Choroidal Neovascularization in Four Inherited Retinal Dystrophies. Retina, 36(12), 2339-2347.
  9. Boese EA, Jain N, Jia Y, Schlechter CL, Harding CO, Gao SS, Patel RC, Huang D, Weleber RG, Gillingham MB, Pennesi ME (2016). Characterization of Chorioretinopathy Associated with Mitochondrial Trifunctional Protein Disorders: Long-Term Follow-up of 21 Cases. Ophthalmology, 123(10), 2183-95.
  10. Coyner AS, Ryals RC, Ku CA, Fischer CM, Patel RC, Datta S, Yang P, Wen Y, Hen R, Pennesi ME (2016). Retinal Neuroprotective Effects of Flibanserin, an FDA-Approved Dual Serotonin Receptor Agonist-Antagonist. PLoS One, 11(7), e0159776.