Meet Our Doctor

Nishita Patel, MD

Dr. Nishita Patel is Halifax Health's ophthalmologist specializing in comprehensive eye care and cataract and lens implant surgery. As a native of Florida, Dr. Patel grew up in Ft. Lauderdale. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, and her doctor of medicine from Florida State University College of Medicine. She completed her internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center and completed her ophthalmology residency at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Patel is a clinical instructor for Florida State University College of Medicine, and enjoys giving educational seminars to the local community.

Dr. Patel was recently named Chief of Ophthalmology at Halifax Health by the Department of Surgery Chairman, Harry Black, MD. 

Halifax Health’s Only

Dr. Nishita Patel is also Halifax Health’s renowned eye trauma surgeon for eye emergencies through the area’s only Level II Trauma Center located at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.  This makes Dr. Patel one of a kind in Volusia County as we have entrusted her to not only handle your eye conditions and treatments, but also to save someone’s eye health or vision when emergencies happen. You can trust that you are in the absolute best hands when it comes to your eye care. 

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