Hello! My name is Dr. Himanshu Patel and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore in 1993. To date, I have performed approximately 2,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,100 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at University of Michigan. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is my unique combination of strong technical abilities, insights and understandings of pathology and physiology along with my compassion for my patients.
"Dr. Patel is an accomplished surgeon. He is very compassionate and has a great bedside manner. I never had any pain after he did my valve replacement. I would highly recommend him for surgery."
-- Jane Parker, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 11/23/2017
"Dr. Patel is the best heart surgeon. In the pre-op interview, he was thorough and frank. After surgery, he was kind and informative as to what went on in surgery. I recommend him highly as well as the rest of the University of Michigan Hospital staff."
-- Alan Fluegge, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, Root Replacement, 05/16/2012
Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
Dr. Himanshu Patel, heart surgeon, graduated from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore in 1993.
After medical school, Dr. Patel completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York in 1997 where he was a Research Fellow and a Chief Resident. In 2002, Dr. Patel completed a Thoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.