Kershaw Patel, MD

Cardiology

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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Kershaw Patel, MD

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

About Me

Dr. Kershaw Patel earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed his internal medicine residency training at the University of Chicago. Dr. Patel then completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In addition, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the National Institute of Health T32 Cardiovascular Training Program during his time at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Upon completion of fellowship, Dr. Patel started his clinical and academic career at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. Dr. Patel’s research interests include prevention of cardiovascular disease using novel screening strategies. He has been particularly focused on heart failure prevention among individuals with diabetes, obesity, and other cardiometabolic risk factors.

Clinical Interests

Preventive Cardiology
Risk assessment in cardiovascular disease
Heart failure
Coronary artery disease
Echocardiography
Diabetes mellitus
Metabolic syndrome
Obesity
Hypertension
Lifestyle counseling

Accepted Insurance Plans

Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)

Credentials

FELLOWSHIP
Cardiology | University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine | University of Chicago
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
Medicine | University of Texas Medical Branch
TRAINING
Internal Medicine | American Board of Internal Medicine
BOARD ELIGIBLE
Cardiovascular Disease | American Board of Internal Medicine
MEMBER
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
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