Dr. Deval A. Patel is a 2003 graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry.
She was raised in Southern California where she started her education from elementary school through her doctorate degree. She attended the University of California at Los Angeles, from where she received her bachelors degree in Physiological Sciences in 1999.
She then proceeded to go directly into optometry school at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA from which she procured her Doctorate in Optometry.
Upon completion of her O.D. degree in 2003, Dr. Patel moved to her new home, Tucson, Arizona where she has been practicing optometry for over 10 years.
Dr. Patel was the President of the Southern Arizona Optometric Association from 2005-2006. She thoroughly enjoys the multi-disciplinary aspects of optometry ranging from primary eyecare to the treatment of ocular disease.
She adores spending time with her husband and two beautiful children. In addition to her time with her family, Dr. Patel loves to read, cook, and run.