Dr Hussain Patel



Hussain is very passionate about preventing vision loss due to glaucoma. He uses advanced technology for the diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma and provides the latest in medical, laser and surgical care for his glaucoma patients. He is a highly trained and experienced cataract surgeon and finds it extremely rewarding restoring vision in patients who have cataracts. He also provides comprehensive ophthalmic care for common eye diseases including acute eye problems and emergencies. Hussain is an approved provider for all major health insurance companies in New Zealand.

In addition to private practice Hussain is a Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology with the New Zealand National Eye Centre, University of Auckland. He’s actively involved in glaucoma research, supervision of research fellows, as well as the teaching of medical and optometry students. He has published numerous research papers in peer reviewed scientific literature and regularly gives presentations at local and international ophthalmology meetings. He is involved in the teaching of trainee ophthalmologists in glaucoma and cataract surgery as well coordinating the continuing medical education programme for ophthalmology at ADHB.


Hussain specialises in glaucoma and cataract surgery. His mission is to provide excellent eye care in a personal, friendly and caring environment.


MB ChB 1998 Otago; FRANZCO 2011

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Full NZ Registration Date

26 October 2000

Vocational Scope


Contact Details

Dr Hussain Patel is available at the following services:

Private Services

Eye Surgery Associates

This service is available at the following locations:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus, 212 Wairau Road, Wairau Valley, Auckland

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613 - 615 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland

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Gilgit Road Specialist Centre, 15 Gilgit Road, Epsom, Auckland

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6 Pacific Rise, Mt Wellington, Auckland

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Public Services

Auckland DHB Ophthalmology Services

This service is available at the following location:

Greenlane Clinical Centre

Phone 0800 774 898
Outpatient appointments and surgical bookings (09) 638 0400 or scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 
GP/ External Specialist Help Desk (09) 307 2800
Mental Health Services 24 Hour Crisis helpline 0800 800171