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Akshar Y. Patel, MD, FACC

Akshar Y. Patel, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiology

Akshar Y. Patel, MD, FACC

Dr. Akshar Y. Patel is a board-certified physician in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular Tomography. He specializes in coronary angiography, angioplasty, high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), coronary atherectomy, treatment and recovery from acute MIs (heart attacks) and critical care cardiology. Trained on cutting-edge cardiac procedures by experts from across the nation, Dr. Patel views all of his patients as VIPs, making their concerns his top priority and ensuring they receive his undivided attention. He treats his patients like family and emphasizes communication as an integral part of the physician-patient relationship.

In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir. He also enjoys traveling, football, hiking and reading.

Specialty
Interventional Cardiology
Awards & Honors
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Alpha Sigma Nu (ΑΣΝ) - Jesuit Honor Society Sigma Xi (ΣΞ) – Scientific Research Society
Training

Doctor of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fellowship, Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Beverly Hills, California

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology (Board Eligible), Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular Tomography

Member, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Interventional Cardiology

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Allison Dupont, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Andrew Yen, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Ankit A. Patel, MD, FSCAI, FACC, RPVI
Interventional Cardiology
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Christopher Leach, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Cindy L. Grines, MD, MSCAI, FACC
Chief Scientific Officer
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Deepali N. Tukaye, MD, PhD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Fredy El Sakr MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Henry Liberman, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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J. Jeffrey Marshall, MD, MSCAI, FACC
Chief, Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute
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Mark E. Leimbach, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Michele D. Voeltz, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Pradyumna “Prad” Tummala, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Cardiology Section Chief, Northside Health System