MB ChB 1986 Auckland; FRACP 1993


After basic medical training at the Auckland School of Medicine, Dr Hitesh Patel completed his medical and cardiology registrar training at hospitals in Auckland and Tauranga. He did his cardiology specialist training at Greenlane Hospital.

Dr Patel has a strong interest in general cardiology with a focus on ischaemic and valvular heart disease and the use of cardiac imaging for diagnosis. His position as a full-time cardiologist at North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals, continues to provide him with exposure to the full range of cardiac problems that can affect patients.

He enjoys keeping up to date with new research and has made contributions to research, particularly as a sub or principal investigator, for many multi-center trials. He is a willing participant in endeavours to improve treatment of heart disease and in the last two years has travelled to assist the group that are providing cardiac surgery to patients in Fiji.

At Ascot, Dr Patel conducts general cardiology clinics, resting and stress echocardiography and diagnostic angiograms. 


  • Exercise ECG
  • Ambulatory BP Monitor
  • Holter Monitor
  • Resting EchoStress Echo
  • Chest Pain Cardiac Assessment Unit
  • Transoesophageal Echo
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Arrhythmia
  • Hypertension
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Valve Disease

Title or Designation


Full NZ Registration Date

1 December 1986

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Healthlink EDI


Contact Details

Dr Hitesh Patel is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Lakeview Cardiology Centre Email: CCU.Generic@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Cardiology Procedure Email: cardio.procnurse@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Private Services

Ascot Angiography

This service is available at the following location:

Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

Ascot Cardiology Group

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Hospital, 90 Green Lane East, Remuera, Auckland

Eastcare, 260 Botany Road, Golflands, Auckland