General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral vascular and Neurovascular Disease


  • BS, Cell & Structural Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997
  • MD, Rush Medical College, 2001
  • Internship & Residency, Rush Medical College, 2004
  • Chief Resident, Rush University Medical Center, 2005
  • Cardiology Fellowship, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 2008
  • Cardiology Fellowship – Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA, 2010

Dr. Patel is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease with added qualifications in Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine. He is also board certified in Nuclear Cardiology and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation. He is a fellow in both the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. His clinical interests are in general cardiology with special emphasis in complex coronary and peripheral interventions, neurovascular angiography and intervention (Carotid stents) as well as structural heart disease including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), the WATCHMAN procedure, and closure of atrial septal defects (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO). Dr. Patel is a devoted husband and a wonderful father to two sets of twin boys.

Dr. Patel sees patients at our main office at 625 W. Baldwin Road in Panama City.  He has privileges at both Bay Medical Sacred Heart and Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center.  While located in Panama City, he treats patients from all over Northwest Florida including Chipley, Marianna, Bonifay, Blountstown, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola and more.

Ask a Cardiologist – Dr. Patel is featured in this video discussing “How are cardiologists involved in treating stroke?”