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Nainesh C. Patel, MD

Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

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Specialties
Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Conditions treated
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Services offered
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Area of focus ?
Coronary Angiography, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
LVHN Affiliates
Lehigh Valley Heart Institute
Languages spoken
English, Hindi, Gujarati

Dr. Patel's Locations

less than  km
from 
Center for Advanced Health Care

1250 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Suite 300
Allentown, PA 18103-6381
United States

Conditions Dr. Patel Treats

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Services Dr. Patel Offers

  • Arterial Line Placement
  • Arteriogram
  • Atherectomy and Stent
  • Blood Pressure Control
  • Cardiology
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Intervention Program/Coronary Artery Disease
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Heart Institute Programs
  • Heart Institute Support Services
  • Impella Device
  • Initiation of Anticoagulation, Management of Chronic Anticoagulation, Peri-Operative Bridging Education
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Program
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Access Placement
  • Preventive Care
  • Procedural Sedation
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Second Opinion for Heart Problems
  • Stenting
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About Dr. Patel

Philosophy of care

I think the key thing is education – ensuring patients understand why they are coming to see me. It’s my responsibility to make them understand the problem they have and how we attempt to take care of that problem.

Why I entered medicine

I always did well in science as a kid and volunteered at hospitals. It made me realized how I could help patients and really give back to my community.

Community involvement

Mine is a work in progress. I’d like to have everyone in the community learn how to do CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). We would save a lot of lives that way.

Personal interests

I love to exercise every day, working around my job schedule. I love to do yard work. I play tennis and baseball with my kids.

Education

Undergraduate
St. John's University, BS- Bachelor of Science, 1991

Medical Training
Ross University School of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1995

Training

Internship 1996
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

Residency 1997
Internal Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

Residency 1998
Internal Medicine, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

Fellowship 1999
Cardiology, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA

Fellowship 2000
Cardiology, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA

Fellowship 2001
Cardiology, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA

Fellowship 2002
Interventional Cardiology, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

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  1. Physician Communication Questions
    1. Did this provider give you enough information about your health and treatment?
    2. Did this provider give you easy to understand information about your health questions and concerns?
    3. Did this provider listen carefully to you?
    4. Did this provider seem to know your medical history?
    5. Did you trust this provider with your care?
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