Jay Patel, MD

Specialty in Cardiology

Dr. Patel is a cardiology fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he was a student in the Guaranteed Pre-Professional Admissions Program. After graduating summa cum laude with 2 degrees in 3 years, he matriculated to medical school at the University of Illinois. He completed his education in 2016. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University and then moved to LA with his wife (and co-resident) to continue his training. While he loves almost every aspect of cardiology, he is most passionate about preventive cardiology in people of South Asian ancestry.

Education and training

2019 - Present - UCLA Cardiology Fellowship

2016 - 2019 - Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency

2012 - 2016 - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

2009 - 2012 - BA & BS (BA in Psychology, BS in Mathematics), University of Illinois at Chicago

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

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  • Valvular Heart Disease is a diagnosis for a problem with any of the four heart valves. Usually the disease affects the valves on the left side of the heart. There is no cure. But certain lifestyle changes and medication can help you live a longer, fuller life. When symptoms become too serious, surgery to repair valves may be necessary.
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