Mehul Patel, MD, a structural and adult congenital heart disease specialist, and an interventional cardiologist has joined Sutherland Cardiology Clinic.
Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from K.J. Somaiya Medical College in Mumbai, India. After completing an internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship, he further trained in interventional cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and adult congenital heart disease at Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston..
He worked as Chief of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Assistant Professor at Michigan State University where he not only expanded the program, performing complex interventions and device implantations, but also established the percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation (Melody Valve) program. Due to his passion to treat structurally abnormal hearts with transcatheter therapies, he focused on a Structural Heart Disease Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit where he worked with pioneers in this field.