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Dwijesh B Patel, MD, RPVI

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WakeMed Heart & Vascular Physicians - General & Interventional Cardiology
 
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Office Location
Heart & Vascular - Six Forks
3324 Six Forks Road
Suite 3324
Raleigh, NC 27609
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Phone
919-781-7772
Fax
919-787-6331
Office Location
Heart & Vascular - Cary
600 New Waverly Place
Suite 201
Cary, NC 27518
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Phone
919-350-2580
Office Location
Heart & Vascular - Garner
400 US Highway 70 East
WakeMed Garner Healthplex, Suite 200
Garner, NC 27529
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Phone
919-662-5001
Interests
Complex coronary interventions using support devices such as rotational, laser, orbital atherectomy, balloon pump, and intracardiac support devices.

Peripheral vascular interventions using various atherectomy devices, intra- and extravascular imaging.

Endovascular treatment of venous and arterial emboli
Undergraduate Degree
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School
The University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Internal Medicine
Fellowship
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Interventional Cardiology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Cardiovascular
Professional Memberships
American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine, Board Eligible
National Board of Echocardiography
Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology – Eligible
Patient Care Philosophy
“My approach to treating patients is simply to follow the “Golden Rule”. I treat my patients like I want to be treated,” said Dr. Patel. “My patients place their trust in me to help them live happy and healthy lives. And, I take this responsibility very seriously.”
Biography

Dr. Dwijesh (DJ) Patel is an interventional cardiologist with expertise in treating both coronary heart and peripheral vascular patients. He appreciates the intellectual side of medicine and the procedural side of surgery. “To me, an interventional cardiologist has the perfect blend of these two features. I am able to help patients and families get through their toughest days and I feel blessed to have these opportunities.”

Dr. Patel specializes in the management of a wide array of cardiovascular diseases including coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, hypertension, lipid disorders, valvular heart disease, heart failure and peripheral vascular disease. He is a cardiovascular-trained interventionist able to perform complex coronary interventions, but Dr. Patel has special interest in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease with minimally invasive endovascular techniques. He has a passion for treating patients with critical limb ischemia and enjoys working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to treat these patients.

Dr. Patel is from North Carolina and is married and has a young son. He enjoys supporting local sports teams and loves traveling, water sports, hiking, and spending time outdoors.

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