Vijay S. Patel, MD

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Vijay S. Patel, MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Vijay S. Patel, MD

Dr. Patel received his medical degree and completed a general surgery residency at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Houston, Texas and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Cardiothoracic Surgery Network, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the American Heart Association. As Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Patel oversees clinical and research activities related to cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery and cardiovascular anesthesia.

  • Clinical Interests

    Adult Cardiac Surgery
    Cardiac Transplantation
    Cardiac Mechanical Assist Devices
    Lung Transplantation

  • Specialties

    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

    Cardiothoracic Surgery

Positions

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Certified

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX , 1991

Residency: University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston, TX, General Surgery, 1991-1998

Fellowship: Cardio-Pulmonary Transplant Duke University Medical Center, 2000-2001

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