Cardiology (Heart Care), Cardiac Imaging | More

Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography

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Amit R. Patel, MD

Amit R. Patel, MD, is a cardiologist who uses advanced imaging techniques such as cardiac magnetic resonance (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) to provide individualized therapies for patients with heart disease. He has a specific clinical interest in the care of adults with congenital heart disease and those with infiltrative heart disorders, such as cardiac sarcoidosis and amyloidosis.

Dr. Patel’s research is focused on leveraging the strengths of various cardiac imaging tests to provide precision care of patients with heart disease.  He is particularly interested in the following:

  • The detection of early abnormalities in heart function in patients with systemic disorders such as sarcoidosis, sickle cell anemia, and amyloidosis
  • The development of more accurate non-invasive tests to detect significant coronary artery disease
  • Improving quantification of heart function to better guide treatment in patients with pulmonary hypertension and congenital heart disease.

Education

Emory University School of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
  • Fellowship: Temple University Hospital
  • University of Virginia Health System

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2008

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular CT
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati