Dr. Umesh Patel, MD FACC has an international background and multi-cultural upbringing in a medical family, which has allowed him...Read More
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
We have special expertise in diagnosing a patient's problem and applying a combination of personalized attention and medical knowledge to helping patients understand their condition(s) better and participate in their treatment. This philosophy is the reason many patients seek us out for management of complex conditions such as dysautonomia, allowing them to return to their daily activities of living and enjoying life once again.
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Dr. Umesh Patel, MD FACC has an international background and multi-cultural upbringing in a medical family, which has allowed him to have a unique perspective on how to relate to and interact with his patients to deliver exceptional care, as outlined in Who's Who in the World 2015.
He completed college in London, England, and earned a medical degree from the University of London in 1979, followed by five years of post-graduate education in England, with a further five years of residency and fellowship at Tulane University Medical School Department of Medicine.
Having successfully obtained four Board Certifications in different specialties, he commenced practicing cardiology in 1989 and has been instrumental in the development of cardiology services on the Northshore area of Greater New Orleans.
Since 2003 his primary practice has been located at the Louisiana Heart Hospital campus on Hwy 434 / Interstate 12, where he has held many leadership positions, including Founding Member, Governing Board Member, Medical Director, Chairman of the Departments of Internal Medicine & Cardiology, etc. He has developed and implemented multiple clinic and hospital protocols that have reduced errors while increasing patient safety and satisfaction.
He enjoys diagnosing patients' problems and tailoring treatment plans to their individual needs, with a strong emphasis on preventative care to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations. As a testimony to his rich educational and cultural background, he is open to patients using complementary medical approaches in conjunction with traditional Western science based medical practice.
To learn more about Dr. Umesh Patel, please enter his name in any internet search engine or call the office at 985-882-8488.
Prevention is indeed better than cure, but it is never too late to take care of your health and redirect priorities. Prevention Works! We consider it an honor and privilege to enter into the lives of patients to assist them with their medical needs. Being open to consideration of non-traditional therapies and providing natural options for disease management and wellness, empowers patients to be in charge of their own health.