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Mr Nishith Patel

Specialist

Qualifications

MB BCh 2003 Wales; FRCS (Cardio) 2014 Eng; CCT (Cardiothoracic Surgery) 2017 (UK)

Profile

Mr Nishith Patel is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit. He has a specialist interest in total arterial revascularisation for ischaemic heart disease, complex aortic surgery, heart valve surgery, aortic root surgery and atrial fibrillation surgery. Mr Patel is also a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery at the University of Auckland. He has an interest in research in aortic disease and aortic dissection. 

Mr Patel completed formal training in Cardiothoracic Surgery in leading centres in the UK as detailed below:

  • Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol
  • Hammersmith Hospital, London
  • Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

He has also held Consultant appointments at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand and Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

Interests

Areas of specialisation:

  • Coronary artery bypass graft surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Aortovascular surgery
  • Atrial fibrillation surgery

Title or Designation

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Post-Fellowship Training

Fellowships and Qualifications 

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS)
          Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
          University of Bristol
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh)(Commendation)
          University of Wales College of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology (BSc)(Hons)
          University of Wales College of Medicine

Positions & Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) - Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
          University of Bristol
  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MB BCh)(Commendation)
          University of Wales College of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology (BSc)(Hons)
          University of Wales College of Medicine

Full NZ Registration Date

23 May 2018

Vocational Scope

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Nishith Patel is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

Braemar Hospital Consulting Suites, 24 Ohaupo Road, Hamilton

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