Rajul Patel, M.D., F.A.C.C. specializes in interventional cardiology, internal medicine, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, acute myocardial infarction and peripheral artery disease. He is a preceptor at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona.
Dr. Patel has appointments as an attending at Arrowhead Hospital and Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, West Valley Hospital in Goodyear and Phoenix Baptist Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Patel has lectured extensively on topics ranging from cholesterol management to regression trials in CAD. He has developed areas of specialty around diabetes and acute myocardial infarction, and he has published several papers, reviews and studies on a wide variety of cardiology topics. His study, “Coronary Artery Disease in Cocaine Abusers with Chest Pain at a Public Hospital: A Review,” won First Prize when presented at the American College of Physicians. He has been the principal or co-investigator in 15 clinical studies developing new therapies and techniques.
Dr. Patel served as chief of cardiology at Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona where he established and was director of the hospital’s first Lipid Clinic and director of the cardiovascular catheterization lab. He was director of the cardiovascular research program and associate cardiologist at Maricopa Medical Center. He was responsible for establishing the CHF Home Health Care program.
Dr. Rajul Patel underwent fellowship training in cardiology/interventional cardiology and completed his residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. He also completed his residency at Calcutta Medical College in Calcutta, India, where he also received his Doctor of Medicine.
He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is board certified in interventional cardiology, internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.
His current passion is saving legs from being amputated from peripheral vascular disease.