Dr Nikhil R Patel

CVSHealthcare Ltd

Cardiology 03338386


  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Professor Nikhil Patel is an experienced clinician Senior Consultant Cardiologist practicing in Eastbourne and London for the last 20 years. In 2013 he was awarded a National Silver Award in recognition of his contribution to the health service.
He is the Deputy Chief of Medicine and Cardiovascular Director at East Sussex NHS Trust and holds a regional role as the Head of The School of Medicine for Health England Kent, Surrey and Sussex. He is a former President of the RoyalSociety of Medicine ( Cardiac Section) and is the Chairman of the Academic Board
He studied medicine at the Guy’s Hospital Medical School, part of the University of London, qualifying in 1989 with an MBBS.
In September 1999, he was appointed as the then youngest Consultant Cardiologist in the country and now works mainly as a consultant at
Eastbourne District General Hospital. He is a visiting Consultant Cardiologist at both Guy’s and St Thomas Trust and the Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton.
Clinical Expertise
Professor Patel specialises in General Cardiology including chest pain, heart failure, hypertension and cardiac arrhythmias (Atrial
Fibrillation and Syncope).
His subspecialty expertise is in complex pacing including cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT), internal cardiac defibrillators (ICD)
and coronary intervention (coronary angioplasty and stenting).
Academia & Education
Professor Patel undertakes a range of educational roles overseeing trainees and training programme directors in the School of Medicine.
He is a senior lecturer to Brighton and Sussex Medical Schools and a Professor of cardiology, health and well being. He has co supervised
higher research degrees at Msc and PhD level and continues to undertake research into cardiac devices management , heart valve disease, exercise and heart function, and areas of clinical cardiology.
Professor Patel has admitting rights to the following private institutions: Michelham Unit at Eastbourne DGH; Guy’s and St Thomas’
Hospital in London.

Areas of interest

Interventional cardiology; Angioplasty; Atrial fibrillation; Heart failure; Heart failure device implantation; Defibrillator therapy; Renal artery denervation; Hypertension; Syncope; Vascular intervention; Arrhythmia management; Chest pain; Palpitations specialist

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