Ashish B. Patel, MD
Dr. Ashish B. Patel received his Bachelors degree in Biology from Brown University in Providence, RI. He then continued to work for various organizations including the United Nations in the areas of International Health and Epidemiology. He completed his medical training at New York Medical College where he also obtained a Masters in Public Health.
Dr. Patel completed his internal medicine residency at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center. He then completed his training in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at New York University Medical Center.
Dr. Patel is trained in the most advanced techniques in invasive Cardiac electrophysiology including catheter based ablations for arrhythmias ranging from atrial fibrillation to ventricular tachycardia. His focus on heart rhythm disorders includes the treatment of syncope, inherited arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, and the prevention sudden cardiac death. He specializes in the implantation of pacemakers, cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), and biventricular devices. Dr. Patel also has expertise in the area of left atrial appendage closure with the Lariat device and experience with investigational Watchman device.
Dr. Patel has also been actively involved in research in the field of heart rhythm disorders. He has authored manuscripts describing the mechanisms of atrial fibrillation in experimental models as well as presented his clinical research at numerous national and international meetings over the past five years. Dr. Patel has been the Principle Investigator in numerous multi center international clinical trials in the area of new technology for catheter ablation as well as pacemakers.
He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Dr. Patel is board certified in Cardiac Electrophysiology. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society, and New York Medical Society.
Dr. Patel has been selected yearly as New Jersey's "Top Docs" since 2013. You can read more about Dr. Patel in the press by clicking on the following links:
- Asbury Park Press - Monmouth Cardiology tests Innovative Pacemaker Device
- USA Today - NJ Man to Get Worlds Smallest Artifical Heart