Professor Kiran Patel graduated from Cambridge University in 1993 and has trained in Cambridge, Bristol and Birmingham.
His main interests are heart failure, pacing (including pacing for heart failure) - he has performed over 1000 pacemaker implants, imaging and cardiovascular risk and prevention.
In 2000 he was awarded a PhD for studying the way in which heart cells function and how rhythm disturbances of the heart develop. He has published widely in the field of cardiology and has also been involved regionally, nationally and internationally in the development of policies and guidelines in cardiology e.g. NICE guidelines into the management of Chest pain, cardiovascular risk and lipid disorders to name a few.
He is fluent in Gujerati and is a keen sportsman, having played cricket to county standard in the past.