Baptist Health South Florida

Nish Patel MD Joins Baptist Health as an Interventional Cardiologist

December 16, 2022

MIAMI, FL – December 16, 2022 – Nish Patel, M.D., joins Baptist Health as an interventional cardiologist and leader in the structural heart program development after serving as the structural heart program director at St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany, NY.

“We’re excited to introduce Dr. Patel as the newest member of the Baptist Health Medical Group’s cardiology family,” says Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., chief of cardiology and deputy director of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Ins titute. “His respected achievements as both an Outstanding Internal Medicine award winner and Outstanding Cardiology Fellow award winner exemplify his passion for fixing hearts and healing lives.” 

Through his focus on structural heart disease and interventional cardiology, Dr. Patel is dedicated to improving each patient’s quality of life. He specializes in catheter-based therapies for valvular heart disease, structural heart disease and coronary artery disease. His work has been published in over 40 different peer-reviewed scholarly articles and case studies.

“Research and innovation are at the core of our treatments for structural heart disease and congenital heart defects. With Dr. Patel’s experience and innovation, he will provide effective care that improves the quality of life of our patients,” says Ramon Quesada M.D., medical director of the structural heart and complex percutaneous coronary intervention programs

“From a young age, being a pillar of support for ailing friends and family fueled my dreams of becoming a world-class healing professional,” says Dr. Patel. “My patients will always find a trusted confidant when they seek out my medical expertise and clinical knowledge. As part of their healthcare tribe, I will bring my patients custom-tailored heart health plans.”

Dr. Patel is part of the Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology Group. The team is composed of the most accomplished and respected professionals in their field. These top-tier physicians, advanced practice providers, medical assistants and clinical pharmacists work hand in hand to create a personalized approach for each and every patient. Because the cardiologists have expertise in a vast array of cardiology specialties, including advanced heart failure, cardio-oncology, clinical lipidology, resistant hypertension, vascular medicine and sports cardiology, they can focus on treating specific heart conditions with innovative solutions.

“At Baptist Health, our people make the difference. Our cardiology team looks forward to collaborating with Dr. Patel as we continue delivering on our mission of providing excellent patient care through innovation and dedication., says Barry T. Katzen, M.D., founder and chief medical executive of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

Dr. Patel will see patients with cardiovascular concerns at 7400 SW 87 Ave., Suite 100, in Miami.

About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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