A/Prof. Hitesh Patel

A/Prof. Hitesh Patel is a dually certified cardiologist and general physician, with expertise in the Heart Failure, Transplant and Pacing service at the Alfred in Melbourne.  

Hitesh specialises in adult cardiology, with 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.

Areas of Interest
• General Cardiology
• Cardiac Imaging
• Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant
• Cardiac Device Implantation Management

Consulting at
• Bentleigh
• Mulgrave

Private Appointments
• St. Vincent’s Private Hospital
• Mulgrave Private Hospital
• Melbourne Private Hospital

Public Appointments
• The Alfred Hospital