Areas of Expertise

Dr Patel performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Coronary angiography
  • Intervention stenting, including rotablation
  • Assessment and management of cardiac risk status
  • Pacemaker implantation for bradycardia.

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Chest pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Palpitation
  • Heart murmurs
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmia
  • Angina
  • Valvular disease
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Hypertension

Personal Biography

Dr Deven Patel, MBBS MRCP, qualified from the Middlesex Hospital (now merged with UCLH) in 1985, with distinction. He then trained in general and interventional cardiology at the Royal Free, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals.

He was appointed as an NHS consultant in 1999 to Barnet, Chase Farm and The Royal Free hospitals, where is head of cardiology since 2007.

Dr Patel has trained in all aspects of cardiology but has specialised in coronary angiography, intervention and stenting, with an interest in complex coronary intervention using Rotablation and intravascular ultrasound

Research and Awards

Dr Patel’s research interests have been in the investigation and risk assessment of patients with chest pain syndromes, coronary intervention, and more recently in the role of CT coronary angiography in assessment of coronary disease.

He has undertaken considerable research in the diagnosis and risk stratification of coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes, including acute myocardial infarction.

He has latterly also developed an expertise in underaking coronary angiography and stenting via the arm using the radial artery.

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Get to know Dr Patel…

Outside of a busy cardiological practice and a happy family life with his wife and two sons, he enjoys physical pursuits including skiing, tennis, golf and trekking. He has previously completed a 40k bike race as part of a triathlon, hiked the Mont Blanc tour and climbed Mt Kilimanjaro.

Dr Patel is fluent in Gujarati and manages Hindi tolerably.

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