Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: Eastbourne, UK
Professor Nikhil Patel is an experienced Consultant Cardiologist practicing in Eastbourne , East Sussex Hospitals for the last 20 years. He is the Deputy Chief of Medicine and Cardiovascular lead (Stroke, Diabetes and Cardiology) at ESHT and holds a regional role as the Head of The School of Medicine for Health England Kent, Surrey and Sussex. He is the Chairman of the Academic board at the Royal Society of Medicine( RSM) and is the former President of the RSM Cardiac Section. His subspecialty expertise is in complex pacing including cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT), internal cardiac defibrillators (ICD) and coronary intervention (coronary angioplasty and stenting). He continues to undertake research into cardiac devices management , exercise and detection of atrial fibrillation post stroke . He is a keen educator and endeavours to use a simple yet informed teaching approach .