Dr. Umesh Patel, MD

Dr. Umesh Patel, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Umesh Patel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 29 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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Dr. Patel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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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
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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
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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
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
Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
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
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Stress Test
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
CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
Defibrillator Implantation
Device Implantation and Extraction
Device Therapy of Heart Failure
Diagnostic Angiography
Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
Diagnostic Imaging
Diagnostic Testing
Diagnostic Ultrasound
Diastolic Dysfunction
Dissecting Aneurysm
Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
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
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
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
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
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
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
Stress Echocardiogram
Stress Test
Stroke Prevention
Suprarenal Aneurysm
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
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, Abdominal
Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
Ultrasound, Cardiac
Ultrasound, SMA
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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
Weight Loss Management
Weight Maintenance
Wellness Coaching
Wellness Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...


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

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine


  • 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


  • Gujarati
  • English


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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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Dr Patel and his staff have cared for me over the last 8 years. I have received the absolute BEST care and cardiac treatments from his interactions. He has my total trust and I have referred many others to him.
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He is one of the excellent cardiologist who took care of my complex cardiac problems.He is very thorough in his examination and he also found autonomic imbalance which was not diagnosed by other doctors. With this diagnosis and treatment I am living normal life.He is very courteous and polite .
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Dr. Patel takes his time and is very thorough. His nurse Is also top notch.
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