Cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in heart valve replacement and other cardiac ailments opens office in Palm Beach Gardens

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – September 25, 2017 – Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups (PBHNPG) is pleased to announce Nishant Patel, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has opened his Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care practice in Palm Beach Gardens. Dr. Patel specializes in aortic surgery, valve surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and minimally invasive surgery. He is on staff at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and is a member of the Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network. Prior to joining PBHNPG, Dr. Patel’s work experience included being Chief Resident in the Department of Surgery, Divisions of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

For his education and training, Dr. Patel completed a Halsted residency in the department of surgery as well as graduated medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Patel also served as the Howard Hughes Institute Research Fellow at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In 2015, Dr. Patel was trained in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Fundamental for Fellows with Medtronic in Washington, DC. He completed the Edwards Lifesciences TAVR Foundations for Fellows Course in Miami, finished the Atrial Fibrillation Advanced Course with Atricure in Austin, TX and completed a course in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery with Edwards Lifesciences in Irvine, CA. Dr. Patel has also completed extensive studies in Marfan Syndrome, valve-sparing aortic root operations and surgery for heart failure.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Patel has presented his research and findings relating to cardiothoracic medicine at 32 national and international talks. He has published 50 papers on cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Patel has been practicing medicine since 2009.

About Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups

Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups (PBHNPG), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties since 2007. PBHNPG physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 625,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. PBHNPG physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care. Our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.

About Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care

Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care consists of a dedicated group of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons specializing in transcatheter therapies as well as open surgical and endovascular treatment including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, to provide the most advanced, comprehensive care for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions.

About Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network

The Tenet Heart & Vascular Network is a network of highly skilled cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons using advanced heart and vascular care technology to provide exceptional patient care in Tenet Florida’s 10-hospital system and PBHNPG specialty physician groups across South Florida.