Instructor of Optometry
ICO provides a superior education in both the classroom and in the clinical setting. The fundamentals of optometry are instilled in you through the outstanding professors, and are the building blocks of your optometric career. These are translated to a clinical setting immediately, as your exposure to clinic begins early during your first year of school. The diverse population provides a full scope clinical experience and ensures you are practicing confidently, and providing the best medical care for your patients post-graduation. While the journey is challenging, the faculty at ICO are there to support you and ensure success.
Dr. Patel completed her undergraduate education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. There, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and Psychology. She completed her Doctor of Optometry degree and residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry.