Gaurav Patel, MD, RPVI, FACC, is an interventional cardiologist with the UT Health East Texas Heart and Vascular Institute in Tyler who specializes in interventional and general cardiology. He is certified in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and interpretation of vascular studies.
In addition to complex percutaneous coronary interventions for coronary artery disease and interventions for peripheral arterial disease, he focuses on endovascular interventions for pulmonary embolism, including mechanical thrombectomy and catheter-directed fibrinolytic therapy. He treats patients 18 years of age and older.
“I chose to pursue interventional cardiology because it allows me to make an immediate impact on a patient’s condition. It is the most rewarding part of interventional cardiology and makes me a proud physician of this worthy field.” Dr. Patel said.
Dr. Patel has published numerous articles in prestigious peer-reviewed cardiovascular journals and has presented research work at various national and international conferences.
In addition to English, Dr. Patel is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati. He enjoys spending time with his wife and son, exercising and traveling.
American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases, Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certification
National Board of Echocardiography, Board Certification
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Board Certification
Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation, Certification
Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, The University of Texas at Galveston Medical Branch
Fellowship: Cardiology, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, Pa.
Residency: Internal Medicine, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, Pa.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery: Pramukhswami Medical College, Gujarat, India
American College of Physicians, Member
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Member
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Member
Intern of the Year Award, Recipient
Outstanding Cardiovascular Fellow of the Year Award, Recipient