Dr. Umesh Patel, MD

Dr. Umesh Patel, MD

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Dr. Umesh Patel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University College, University of London in 1979 and specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.Read his story

39 Starbrush Cir

Covington, LA 70433

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Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypotension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Hypotension more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chronic Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
Autonomic Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Autonomic Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patel treats Heart Palpitations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Patel treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angina
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Calcium Score
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Procedure
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Occlusion
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
  • Chemical Sensitivity
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Chronic Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Revascularization
  • Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Cryoablation
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Device Therapy of Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dizziness
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography
  • Edema
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Dysautonomia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fatigue
  • Genetic Testing
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Triglycerides
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • ICD Monitoring
  • Idiopathic Edema
  • Impella Device
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
  • Laser Angioplasty
  • Leg Circulation
  • Leg Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Profile
  • Lower Extremity Peripheral Ultrasound
  • Medication Issues
  • Medication Management
  • Medication-Induced Muscle Weakness
  • Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Transplant Heart Failure Treatment
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pharmacologic Stress Testing
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Preventive Care
  • PTCA - Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sinus Arrhythmia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stenting
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Transient Tachycardia
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Ultrasound, SMA
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vein Ablation
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Visceral Aneurysm
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss Management
  • Weight Maintenance
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Wellness Examination

About Me

Prevention is indeed better than cure, but it is never too late to take care of your health and redirect priorities. Prevention Works! I consider it an honor and privilege to assist patients with their medical needs. Being open to consideration of no...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Nuclear Radiology
  • Clinical Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
Tulane University of Louisiana
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Tulane University of Louisiana
Residency Hospital
1985
Tulane University Med School
Internship Hospital
1984
Medway Area Hospitals, Kent, England
Residency Hospital
1980
University of London
Internship Hospital
1979
University College, University of London
Medical School
1976
University College, University of London
Undergraduate School
1989
1987
1985
1984
1980
1979
1976

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • English

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.5

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
1 Star
5.882352941176471%
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Dr. Patel is a great doctor. He takes time to listen to my issues and concerns, and takes time to explain my condition and treatment. He is never condescending or dismissive, and he really cares about what's going on with me and is responsive to my concerns. I've been seeing him for almost 2...Read More
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Impressed me with his knowledge of everything we discussed. Will stay in his care.
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After waiting two and a half hours, a rude and worthless visit with Dr. Patel commenced. He offered no insight into my cardiac condition except to ask if my blood had been drawn - which he could have known had he bothered to read my file. His only advice was to read a book on my condition that I...Read More
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Dr. Patel is very kind and compassionate. He listens and does a thourough assessment. He validated all of my concerns and made me feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr Patel is very caring and really listens to your history and issues. He is open minded and believes that you are the shaper of your along with his guidance and advice. I feel confident with his knowledge and assistance.
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Locations

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 8:30pm - 9:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30pm - 9:30pm
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    • Fri: 10:00am - 9:30pm
    • Sat: 10:00am - 9:30pm
    • Sun: 10:00am - 9:30pm
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