Dr Patel is a Consultant Cardiologist at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia.
Dr Patel undertook a clinical research fellowship at The Heart Hospital, UCL where he obtained his MD (Res) for research on myocardial fibrosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
He has maintained a clinical interest in managing patients with inherited heart muscle disease. Additional clinical interest include managing patients with advanced heart failure and implantation of cardiac devices.
He continues to maintain research interest in the field of inherited heart muscle disease.