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Heart Confetti

I'm a consultant cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK and associate professor at University of Birmingham.

I manage all aspects of adult cardiology which encompasses palpitations,  breathlessness, chest pain and dizziness. I also have an interest in preventive cardiology and the optimisation of traditional risk factors. 

The goal is to deliver outstanding clinical care and to manage your condition(s) in a holistic manner with clear dialogue and rapid assessment/investigations.  All of this is underpinned by contemporary evidence-based practice with a focus on effectiveness, patient safety and shared decision-making.

Peysh Patel

MA (Hons)(Cantab) MB BChir MRCP (2011) PGD (Health Res) PhD PGC (Clin Ed) FHEA CCDS

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Dr Patel graduated from Cambridge University with a Masters in Natural Sciences and subinternship at Harvard Medical School. His postgraduate training was predominantly in Leeds with additional observerships at Wythenshawe and Royal Papworth Hospitals and a peri-CCT fellowship in complex devices.  Dr Patel is currently in a substantive post at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, a NHS and military hospital which is a quaternary referral centre and one of the largest teaching sites in England. 

He is proficient in all aspects of adult cardiology including presentations with palpitations, breathlessness, chest pain and dizziness.  He has subspecialty interests in cardiac devices (pacemaker/ICD/CRT) with >1000 implants, heart failure, cardio-oncology and preventive cardiology (including management of traditional risk factors).  

Dr Patel has a distinguished academic background with a PhD in Medicine (funded by British Heart Foundation), PGC in Clinical Education (with Distinction) and BSE accreditation in Echocardiography since 2016.  He also has international board accreditation in cardiac devices (CCDS).   

 

He is an active educationalist with >100 publications (see homepage link for full list) and authorship of a book titled 'Cardiology at its Core' published internationally in 2023.   Dr Patel currently sits on the Education Committee for British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) and lectures on cardiac rhythm management nationally and across Europe.

He can undertake consultations in English, Gujarati and Hindi.

Dr Patel lives in West Midlands with his family and hobbies outside work including reading, travelling, high-intensity interval training and golf (to a suboptimal standard!)

He is also passionate about charitable work and has previously been involved in fundraising for British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, National Childrens' Deaf Society and The Desk & Chair Foundation.

At present, he is subcommittee lead for AA-Pace4Life (www.pace4life.org) which is a charitable organisation that sources, reconditions and distributes pacemakers to underdeveloped countries.  He completed a mission to Lagos, Nigeria in November 2023 with implantation of 16 cardiac devices (primarily complex) and training for local cardiologists and physiologists. 

 

 

 

Droitwich cardiologist fits pacemakers on life-saving Nigeria mission

Worcester News, 5/1/24

Read full article here

Interview with Arrhythmia Alliance Pace4Life (AA-P4L)

18/1/24

Watch full interview here

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