Dr. Rishi Patel, MD

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Dr. Rishi Patel, MD
Committed to providing the highest quality care in our community through expert patient evaluation, contemporary testing and treatment strategies

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    Cardiology Associates Medical Group168 N Brent St Ste 503
    Ventura, CA 93003
    This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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    (805) 653-0101Get Directions

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    Dr. Patel's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
    3.7
    based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
    Dr. Patel's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    in Ventura, CA |
    Dr. Rishi Patel has helped me tremendously with my cardiac challenges. I have found him to be very patient, caring, knowledgeable, helpful and professional. I actually look forward to my visits with him because he can answer all my questions. He is outstanding and I am fortunate to have him as my doctor. Dr. Patel is particularly good at explaining complex problems, e.g., atrial fibrillation, cardiac bypass procedures, and diet/exercise options.
    Ventura, CA |
    This doctor is abrupt, dismissive, indifferent and arrogant. I had a stress test. Because I cannot comfortably walk fast it was aborted. He was not willing to see me as a person. He could have adjusted the method to accommodate my abilities. I am not at all at ease with treadmills. The treadmill could have been tilted up and the pace slower, but still arduous enough to raise my heart rate. As it is I had a half test not a whole one. The technician was wonderful; the doctor the worst.
    in Port Hueneme, Ca |
    So many things were done incorrectly that an overnight procedure resulted in 5 days in the hospital I have the impression that the doctor did not review my record prior to the procedure. I am a stage 4 bullous emphysema patient with hypersensitivity to medication. Several anasthetics and medications were ordered, resulting in a lung collapse and I was taken to ICU. I especially think that respiratory monitoring should have been ordered not just cardiac telemetry.
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    Committed to providing the highest quality care in our community through expert patient evaluation, contemporary testing and treatment strategies

    Dr. Patel says...

    Cardiology Associates is a  Full Service Heart and Vascular Cardiovascular Disease Group. Cardiology Associates has been keeping Ventura County hearts healthy since 1976. Consultations,Accredited Cardiac Stress Testing including Nuclear, Carotid & Vascular, Cardiac CT, Heart Catheterization and Intervention, Women's Heart Health, Preventative Cardiology, Electrophysiology (arrhythmias, ablations, pacemakers, AICD).

    Dr. Patel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiology
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Thrombosis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Hypertension

    Education

    • Medical School
      NORTHEASTERN OHIO UNIVERSITIES / COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

      Graduated in 2005

    • Internship Hospital
      Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

      Completed in 2008

    • Residency Hospital
      Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

      Completed in 2008

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Az

      Completed in 2013

      Henry Ford Hospital

      Completed in 2012

    • Undergraduate School
      Akron Genl MC Northeastern OH University Coll Med

      Graduated in 2000

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Minimally Invasive Atrial Septal Defect Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Minimally Invasive Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
    • Radial Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Vascular Procedure
    • Vascular Stenting
    • Vein Ablation