Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Neil Patel attained his medical degree from Saint Louis University and completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center. He completed fellowships in pediatric cardiology and interventional cardiology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Neil's research interests include transcatheter management and surveillance of single ventricle patients and outcomes of transcatheter interventions.

Clinical Interests

Interventional cardiology, long term care of Fontan patients, exercise testing


Medical School: 

Saint Louis University


Rush University Medical Center


Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center


Cardiology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Interventional Cardiology, Children's Hospital Los Angeles



Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships: 

Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Early Career Society


Patel ND, Justino H, Ing FF. Hybrid approach to ventricular septal defect enlargement. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019.

Patel ND, Kim RW, Pornrattanarungsi S, Wong PC. Morphology of intramural ventricular septal defects: Clinical imaging and autopsy correlation. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018;11(3):308-311.

Patel ND, Sullivan PM, Takao CM, Badran S, Ahdoot J, Ing FF. Unmasking the borderline coarctation: the utility of isoproterenol in the paediatric cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Cardiology in the Young. 2018;28(06):804-810.

Patel ND, Su JA, Takao CM, Ing FF. Melody valve implantation through a recanalized occluded femoral vein. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018;11(1):111-113.

Patel ND, Badran S, Kung G. Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery discovered following total anomalous pulmonary venous return repair: a rare entity. Cardiol Young. 2017;27(2):385-387.

Patel ND, Newburn A, Brier ME, Chand DH. Pediatric Hypertension: Are Pediatricians Following Guidelines? J Clin Hypertens. 2016;18(12):1230-1234. 

Mallula KK, Patel ND, Abdulla RI, Bokowski JW. Tetralogy of fallot with left superior vena cava and coronary sinus atrial septal defect: A rare association. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015;36(5):1100-1.

Patel ND, Mallulla KK, Abdulla RI. Atrial flutter demonstrated by M-mode echocardiography. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35(5):893-5.

Patel ND, Kenny D, Gonzalez I, Amin Z, Ilbawi MN, Hijazi ZM. Single-center outcome analysis comparing reintervention rates of surgical arterioplasty with stenting for branch pulmonary artery stenosis in a pediatric population. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35(3):419-22. 

Mallula KK, Patel ND, Hijazi ZM, Joshi S, Naheed Z. Double-outlet right ventricle with an intact ventricular septum: A unique stage 1 palliation. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34(8):2086-8.

Research Interests: 

Transcatheter management and surveillance of single ventricle patients 
Outcomes of transcatheter interventions

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