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Care Philosophy

The Bay Area Heart Center will strive to provide the highest level and quality of cardiac care available. This requires two commitments. The first commitment is treat the patient as an individual, and the second is to strive for continuous improvement in the technical delivery of care in this increasingly complex field. Bay Area Heart Center is a team whose goal is the preservation of good health.

Biography

Dr. Vijay Patel, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in St Petersburg, FL. He has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Bayfront Medical Center, Saint Anthony's Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital.

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    Dr. Patel's Performance
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    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

    The Bay Area Heart Center will strive to provide the highest level and quality of cardiac care available. This requires two commitments. The first commitment is treat the patient as an individual, and the second is to strive for continuous improvement in the technical delivery of care in this increasingly complex field. Bay Area Heart Center is a team whose goal is the preservation of good health.

    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, Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Nuclear Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Claudication
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Dizziness
    • Edema
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Leg Pain
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Myopathy
    • Palpitations
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vein Diseases
    • Venous Insufficiency

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ohio State University College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 2002

    • Internship Hospital
      Baylor University
    • Residency Hospital
      Baylor University
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Henry Ford Hospital
    • Undergraduate School
      Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

      Graduated in 1998

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hindi

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Invasive Cardiology

    Procedures Performed

    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
    • Angiography
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Angiography
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Event Monitor
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion
    • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
    • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
    • Echocardiography
    • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
    • Stress Echocardiogram
    • Tilt Table Testing
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)