Credentials

Credentials

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Robotic Cardiac Surgery of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Vice Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Medical College Baroda

  • Fellowships

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/07/2018
"Dr. Patel has given me complete comfort this procedure will be successful."
08/01/2018
"Very good listener cannot find any better bless their hearts."
07/15/2018
"Just superb."
06/29/2018
"Very good."
06/28/2018
"The very best."
06/14/2018
"All physician were awesome."
05/31/2018
"I keep recommend this care provider to others."
04/23/2018
"Dr. Patel is considerate, attentive, caring, patient and a wonderful doctor."
04/19/2018
"Very good doctor, he saved my moms life. Love, heart."
04/19/2018
"100% excellence in everything."
03/29/2018
"Dr. Patel and Dr. Zeremski are the best. Dr. Bennstein - Skipatis."
03/02/2018
"Outstanding performances."
03/02/2018
"Nice staff."
02/13/2018
"Very happy with my care."
12/09/2017
"Dr. Patel did a fine job - those little circles mean nothing."
12/07/2017
"Wonderful surgeon! Felt safe and in good hands."
09/19/2017
"I felt confident after visit with Dr. Patel. He's a Godsend."
09/11/2017
"Dr. Patel is superb & an absolutely lovely man. I feel I am in the best care. "
09/10/2017
"The doctors were very caring & compassionate. They explained to me about my condition in words that I could understand and answered my questions to my satisfaction. They calmed my worries by showing me what they were going to do about my condition and I agreed with them. I am 92 yrs. old and to me these doctors are the best. Excellence! "
08/29/2017
"I saw Dr. Nolan my cardiologist first before I was referred to Dr. Patel, my cardiac surgeon I received excellent care from both gentlemen."
08/09/2017
"The experience was very good."
07/19/2017
"Good experience."
07/17/2017
"He (Dr. Patel) is simply one of the best at what he does!!"
06/27/2017
"Dr. Patel is an incredible surgeon. I am very lucky and grateful to have him as my physician."
06/20/2017
"Excellent service by provider and his team. I was treated like family."
04/22/2017
"The care I received was superb. Everyone who worked with me has been effective and considerate, since I began with my first heart operation in March 2016, then in April, 2017"
03/07/2017
"very good"
03/06/2017
"it was good!"
11/08/2016
"Very good experience."
08/18/2016
"Dr. Patel and his staff gave me wonderful care. Since my surgery on April 28th the constant remark I hear when meeting people for the first time in awhile is "You look wonderful! You were so pale." Since my blood flow has markedly improved we know who to attribute that to--and it ain't my barber!"
07/13/2016
"Since my surgery, I have recommended Dr. Patel to someone with similar heart valve problems -"
05/29/2016
"Good"
04/18/2016
"Very good."
04/04/2016
"Good"
02/26/2016
"Nirav C. Patel, MD is the best doctor in, my life. His professional knowledge and skill, great cares and concerns to the patients make his work shining and successful. I'm so sure that his efforts and all of the outstanding doctors like him, will let the crown of one of the best hospitals in USA that that of be placed on Lenox Hill Hospital one day."
02/18/2016
"Dr. Patel (cardiac surgeon) very nice & professional but needs to speak louder, necessary for older patients."
02/01/2016
"He's the best!!"
01/25/2016
"I shall be happy to recommend to other for their good care."
11/02/2015
"I received excellent service!"
08/31/2015
"Good."
06/26/2015
"Very good."
06/05/2015
"Made me feel at ease and made me feel that everything is going to turn out for the best."
06/04/2015
"Good."
04/02/2015
"Excellent."
02/19/2015
"Very good."
10/07/2014
"Very very good experience."
08/21/2014
"Everything was great. The best I could have gotten."
05/01/2014
"Overall great all the way around."
01/02/2014
"Always available by phone."

In the news

In the news

In the news
Lenox Hill Hospital’s heart team is the first in the U.S. to successfully enroll a patient into the HYBRID Trial, a major national, multi-center clinical trial to determine whether a nonsurgical procedure alone, or a combination of surgery and a nonsurgical procedure is best for patients suffering from multi-vessel coronary artery disease...
A total of 70 physicians affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH) were listed in the 2017 edition of New York magazine's annual "New York's Best Doctors" issue...
A man facing “certain death” due to a complex, life-threatening heart ailment was successfully treated by a team of world-class cardiac experts within just three hours of arriving at Lenox Hill Hospital...
When heart conditions threaten to slow patients down, the experts behind Lenox Hill Hospital’s wide-reaching cardiothoracic surgery program can help get them back to their active lifestyles...

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