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Umesh Arvindkumar PATEL MD
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Umesh Arvindkumar PATEL MD

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(ZIP : 70433)
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Welcome to my profile page, and thank you for visiting it.

I have practiced medicine for over 37 years and consider it an honor and privilege to enter into the lives of my patients to assist them with their medical needs.

Please feel free to call my office for an appointment if you think I can be of any help.

Sincerely,

Umesh Patel. MD FACC

Umesh Arvindkumar PATEL MD's CV :
EDUCATION: Tulane University Medical School
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cardiology Fellowship 1987-1989

Tulane University Medical School
New Orleans, Louisiana
Internal Medicine Residency 1984-1987

Medway Hospitals
Kent, England
Family Practice Residency 1980-1984

London University Medical
School London, England
Pre Full Licensure Internships 1979-1980

University of London
London, England
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MD) 1979

LICENSURES: State of Louisiana (active) 1987
State of Texas (inactive) 1989
State of Massachusetts (inactive) 1984

CERTIFICATION: ACLS Provider, American Heart Association July 2016 - July 2018
American College of Cardiology, ECG Board (Valid for life) 1998
Nuclear Cardiology License (LA-6028-L01) (Valid for life) 1992
Cardiovascular Diseases,
American Board of Internal Medicine (Valid for life) 1989
Internal Medicine,
American Board of Internal Medicine (Valid for life) 1988
British Board of Family Physicians (Valid for life) 1983
British Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Valid for life) 1982



PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American College of Cardiology – Fellow
American Heart Association - Member
American Stroke Association - Member
American Society of Echocardiography - Member
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology - Member
American Autonomic Society - Member

HONORS / AWARDS:
Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World 2014, 2015, 2016
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Certificate 11/2009-11/2012
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Certificate 09/2003-09/2006
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Certificate 09/2000-09/2003
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Certificate 07/1997-08/2000
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Certificate 10/1994-10/1997
AMA Physician’s Recognition Award Certificate 05/1990-07/1993
Cardiology Fellow of the Year at Touro Infirmary June 1989
Certificate of Recognition for Distinguished & Exemplary June 1985
Service in Internal Medicine Department, Touro Infirmary
College Prizes for Science & Class Valedictorian June 1974
Class Valedictorian, Biology, Geography and Math Prizes Dec. 1971
Kenya Mathematical Society Prize Sep. 1971


HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:


Chair, Quality Improvement Sub-Committee focusing on 07/2014
Heart Failure Management Strategies to 02/2017
Louisiana Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA

Member, Quality Committee 07/2014
Louisiana Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA to 02/2017

Chair, Department of Cardiology & Internal Medicine 03/2013
Louisiana Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA to 02/2017

Member, Medical Executive Committee 02/2005
Louisiana Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA to 02/2017

Chairman, Medical Executive Committee 02/2002
Louisiana Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA to 02/2005


Member, Governing Board 02/2002
Louisiana Medical Center & Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA to 09/2009

Medical Director 02/2002
Louisiana Heart Hospital, Lacombe, LA to 02/2005

Founding Member, Louisiana Heart Hospital 2001

Chair, Department of Cardiology Columbia
Lakeview Regional Medical Center 1997 and 2000

Vice-Chair, Department of Cardiology
Columbia Lakeview Regional Medical Center 1996

Member, Infection Control Work Group
Columbia Lakeview Regional Medical Center 1996

Member, Utilization Review Committee
Highland Park Hospital, Covington, LA 1994

Member, Bylaws Committee
Highland Park Hospital, Covington, LA 1994


STAFF, PATIENT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION:

2014 and 2015 Louisiana Heart Hospital Heart Failure Support Group Presentations

09/2009-08/2014 Medical Director, Cardio Med Clinic: Practice Improvement Committee, Imaging Department, Electronic Health Record Committee, Risk Factor Modification Clinic, Anti-Coagulation Clinic, Device Clinic, Personalized Medicine Clinic.

01/2006-08/2009 Chairman, Heart & Vascular Clinic Practice Improvement Committee (Metabolic Syndrome Clinic, Tobacco Cessation Clinic, Lipid Disorders Clinic, Pacemaker & Defibrillator Clinic, etc.)

01/2005-08/2009 Chairman, Heart & Vascular Clinic Electronic Health Record Development Committee. Developed extensive Patient Education website (www.hvclinic.com) & written materials.

1995-2005 Acute Coronary Syndrome Management Class taught to ACLS Course Attendees at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, LA annually.

08/18/98 Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease
Presented to lay public at Lakeview Regional Medical Center

1990-Present Developed multiple protocols and templates for office and hospital procedures to standardize care and enhance patient safety, used in many local hospital and clinic facilities.

04/16/97 Heart Disease in Women
Presented to lay public at Lakeview Regional Medical Center
Covington, Louisiana

02/20/97 Heart Disease in Women
Presented to lay public at Bogalusa Community Medical Center
Bogalusa, Louisiana

11/14/96 Subgroup data analysis from 4S Study
(Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study)
Washington Parish Medical Society at Bogalusa, Louisiana

11/95 Results from the 4S Study
(Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study)
St. Tammany and Washington Parish Physicians at Covington, Louisiana

04/12/93 Thrombolytic Therapy in-service for Medical Staff
Bogalusa Community Medical Center
Bogalusa, Louisiana

WORK HISTORY:
Louisiana Heart Center Medical Group 03/2017 - present
Covington, Louisiana
Staff Cardiologist

Louisiana Heart Medical Group 09/2014 - 02/2017
Lacombe, Louisiana
Staff Cardiologist

Cardio Med Clinic 09/2009 – 08/2014
Lacombe, Louisiana
Staff Cardiologist & Founder

Heart & Vascular Clinic 04/1990 – 08/2009
Lacombe, Louisiana
Staff Cardiologist & Founder

Cardio Med Center 07/1989 – 03/1990
Odessa, Texas
Staff Cardiologist & Founder

Umesh Arvindkumar PATEL MD's Special Expertises :
Preventative, Therapeutic & Diagnostic Cardiovascular (Heart & Blood Vessels) Disease Management.
Unicity Therapies - A natural product based, medically researched and proven weight, cholesterol and diabetes management system
Medical (non-invasive) treatment of diseases
Dysautonomia and Mitral Prolapse Syndromes
Chest pain, dizziness and fainting evaluation.
Arrhythmia & Heart failure therapy
Low and high blood pressure
Developed nationally recognized office and hospital based Heart Care Programs.
Co-Founder, Louisiana Heart Hospital and Medical Center.

Suggestions & Reviews for Umesh Arvindkumar PATEL MD
Ranjita S (Friend) 11-25-2011
I have known Dr. Umesh Patel both personally and professionally for many years . Dr. Patel is a very caring and compassionate cardiologist whose reputation speaks for itself. Dr. Patel gives sufficient amount of time and attention to each patient. His concern for the patients is evidenced by his holistic approach to patient care. Based on my experience, I can say that CardioMed is a patient centric clinic, focused mainly on quality outcome. His outstanding clinical and administrative staff members can make patients’ visit a pleasant experience. I would highly recommend Dr. Patel to any one in need of cardiovascular care. He is a great physician.

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Lori (Friend) 02-17-2009
I would recommend Dr. U. Patel to anyone that is seeking a professional, caring, diligent and compassionate physician who will provide the best care that any cardiologist could possibly provide. I know him on a personal level as well as a professional level and he goes beyond expectations to help someone out by providing them with his knowledge with specific details and guidelines. I have seen him interact with his patients and he is always respectful and comforting to their every need. If my family lived here in Louisiana I would definately recommend them see Dr. Umesh Patel, he is the greatest!!

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Danyell R (Patient) 01-29-2009
Dr. Patel is extremely thorough, compasionate, and a very well educated physician. He has a wonderful bedside manner and welcome's questions and listens to his patients. He will definitely drive his point across when it comes to the well being of your heart and your health. Dr. Patel goes the extra mile by providing articles, books, or even nutrionist to help his patients stay on the right track. If you’re in need of a great Cardiologist even if it's just to get a check-up, Dr. Patel is one of the best and I would and do entrust my heart to him.

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Jeff (Friend) 01-29-2009
Very caring.

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Lori (Patient) 05-19-2008
DR PATEL IS AN EXCELLENT DOCTOR AND MOST ATTENTIVE TO DETAILS! HE TAKES CARE OF MY PARENTS AND MY ENTIRE FAMILY. THE CARE AND CONCERN IS BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY ! HIS PATIENTS ALL RAVE ABOUT HIS PROFESSIONALISM AND KNOWLEDGE BASE.777

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Inspirational Quotes : Prevention is indeed better than cure, but it is never too late to take care of your health and redirect your priorities. Prevention Works!


Contact Details
Major Activity    
Office Based Practice
Doctor's Hospital    
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Doctor's Office    
Office
Office 39 Starbrush Circle LA 70433
Map and Directions
Phone Number    
Fax # :
(985) 6498488
Office Phone # :
(985) 8714155
Internet Site    
Doctor's Website

Personal Information
Gender       
Male
Medical School
Univ Of London, Univ Coll, Sch Of Med (See 917-34)
Graduation Year
1979
(38 years of experience)
Languages
English & Gujarati

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Dysautonomia, Anxiety, Edema, Heart, Vascular, Mitral valve disorders, Weight loss, Family history, Screening, Stress test, Blockages, Holter Monitor, Carotid disease, Ultrasound, EKG, Cholesterol, LDL, Low blood pressure, Diet, Heart attack, Leaky valve, Arrhythmia, Triglycerides, Smoking, Angiogram, Swelling, Angina, Chest pain, Artery blockage, Passing out, Dizziness, Shortness of Breath, Palpitations, Stroke, Peripheral Vascular Disea, Natural therapy, Obesity, High blood pressure, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure, Lipid, Overweight, Coumadin, Anneurysm, Hypertension, Diabetes, Irregular heart beat, Chest discomfort, Chest Pressure, Limb Pain