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Gitane Patel, MD

COVID-19 update:

If you have a fever and/or respiratory symptoms, please call our COVID-19 nurse line at 888-261-8431 before coming in or use one of our virtual care options. Do not schedule online. For general guidance on COVID-19, visit or call the county hotline at 2-1-1. For other patients, please do not schedule non-essential appointments at this time. Call your doctor’s office if you have questions.

Dr. Gitane Patel, MD


6945 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, 2010

Medical Education

  • Chicago Medical School, MD, 2004


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, General Surgery, 2005


  • Howard University Hospital, Ophthalmology, 2008


  • Pepose Vision Institute, Cornea & Refractive Surgery, 2009
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