Superior training, experience and sincere compassion.
Dr. Patel received his fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine from Georgetown University/ Washington Hospital Center, one of the premier cardiology fellowship programs in the US. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and internal medicine. He was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology in 2010 and holds clinical teaching positions at Florida State University and University of Central Florida College of Medicines. Dr. Patel was awarded one of America’s Top Cardiologist’s Award in 2009, 2010, and 2011 by an independent research council honoring his excellence in the field.
The cardiovascular studies in which he is trained include advanced training in echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, vascular imaging, nuclear SPECT (cardiac stress test), adult congenital heart disease, invasive angiography (heart catheterization), cardiac CT angiography and cardiac MRI. He is one of the first formally trained fellows in cardiac coronary CT in the United States and is the founding associate member for the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
He has authored and coauthored many peer review medical abstracts and has served as a presenter at numerous national and international medical symposiums. Dr. Patel’s interests include complex valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure management, adult congenital diseases, cardiac risk stratification and cardiovascular imaging.
Prior to opening his own practice in Central Florida, Dr. Patel started his career in South Carolina for 3 years and transitioned to Florida to be closer to his family. He enjoys traveling, exercising and spending time with his wife, Sejal Patel, MD and his 2 young children.