Associate Professor Hitesh Patel


Hitesh is a consultant cardiologist at the Alfred Hospital in the Heart Transplant / Failure service. He has particular expertise in the management of patients with cardiomyopathies (including hypertrophic, post-partum and following chemotherapy) and those needing complex rhythm management devices (including pacemakers, defibrillators and resynchronisation devices).

He graduated from Imperial College, London, UK with distinction. His training across five prestigious tertiary centres (across London and Melbourne) has made him a versatile clinician.

He has a strong academic background. He was awarded a PhD and a prize from the National Heart and Lung Institute, London for his work investigating the role of renal denervation in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. He has authored over 50 publications and has presented at both national and international scientific conferences. He is currently supervising several research projects.