Dr Peysh A Patel MA (Cantab) MB BChir MRCP PGD PhD PGC FHEA CCDS

Dr Peysh A Patel

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
Honorary Associate Clinical Professor
Consultant Cardiologist

Contact details

Dr Patel is a Consultant Cardiologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham. His specialist and research interests are in heart failure, cardio-oncology, complex devices and medical education.


  • Cardiac Certified Device Specialist (CCDS), 2021.
  • FHEA (Fellow of the Higher Education Academy), 2020.
  • PGC (Clinical Education) with Distinction, University of Leeds, 2020.
  • PhD (Medicine), University of Leeds, 2018.
  • PGD (Health Research) with Merit, University of Leeds, 2015.
  • MRCP (Member of the Royal College of Physicians), 2011.
  • MA (Hons) in Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge 2010.
  • MB BChir, University of Cambridge, 2009.


Dr Patel graduated from University of Cambridge with a Masters in Natural Sciences, having completed an additional subinternship in paediatric cardiovascular disease at Harvard University. Specialist training included a NIHR-funded Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF), PhD in vascular biology and PGD in Health Research. His subspecialty interests are in heart failure, cardio-oncology and complex devices after training in expert centres including Wythenshawe and Papworth. He also has a fervent interest in medical education, having completed a PGC in Clinical Education and previously acted as Associate College Tutor for the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). These contributions have culminated in appointment as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Prior to relocation, he was a Visiting Lecturer at the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM).

Dr Patel has authored over 100 publications and abstracts, and has recently written ‘Cardiology at its Core’ which is scheduled for publication by Wiley-Blackwell in 2023.


  • Long Case assessor, Year 3 MBChB, University of Birmingham.
  • BMedSc Clinical Sciences.
  • Year 3 MBChB (clinic teaching).
  • Interview panel for MBChB entry, University of Birmingham.
  • Educational and Clinical Supervisor, cardiology trainees, Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
  • Lectures for foundation doctors, junior specialist doctors (JSDs) and cardiology trainees. 

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Patel plans to undertake supervision of MD/PhD students, with research related to his interests in heart failure and complex devices.


Dr Patel is currently a local investigator for the UK Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (UK HFpEF) registry, a multi-centre collaboration seeking to develop a characterised cohort of 10,000 patients with HFpEF and improve their clinical outcomes.

He is also involved in a multi-centre study to assess quality of outpatient care in patients with chronic heart failure, when compared with ESC Heart Failure quality indicators (audit code: CARMS-18485).

Dr Patel also has an interest in data analytics to inform clinical decision-making. He is currently undertaking systematic reviews to explore longitudinal impact of a) cardiotoxic agents on cardiovascular outcomes and b) SGLT2 inhibitors on renal function.

Research Centres and Groups


Other activities

Teaching and Education

  • Editorial team or board member for > 20 peer-reviewed journals, including European Heart Journal (EHJ), ESC Heart Failure, British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open Quality, International Journal of Cardiology (IJC) and Echo Research & Practice.
  • Faculty, University Course and Mastering Implantable Cardiac Devices, Medtronic Inc, 2022-present.
  • Editor, Clinical Key Student Assessment, Elsevier Inc, 2021.
  • Cardiology Subject Matter Expert for OrderSets platform, Elsevier Inc, 2018-present.
  • Junior Editor, European Heart Journal Case Reports, 2018-2020.
  • Reviewer, British Medical Association (BMA) medical book and patient information awards, 2018-present.
  • Faculty, Clinical Examinations with Ultrasound course, University of Leeds, 2017-2020.
  • Faculty, Ultrasound in Thoracic Anatomy, University of Leeds, 2017-2020.
  • Writer, MCQs/SAQ, BSc Healthcare Science and iBSc Clinical Sciences, University of Leeds, 2017.
  • Subeditor, British Cardiovascular Society (BCS), 2017-2018.
  • Subeditor, British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS), 2016-2017.
  • Virtual Clinical Case Facilitator, University of Leedsm 2015-2016.
  • Author, MRCP Part 2 questions, Passmedicine, 2015.
  • Reviewer of book proposals, Hodder Arnold publishing, 2007.
  • Interviewer, Cambridge University Clinical School admissions panel, 2007.

Leadership and Mentorship

  • NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Scientific Advisory Committee, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 2022-present.
  • British Junior Cardiologists’ Association (BJCA) regional representative (W Yorkshire), 2020-2021.
  • Junior Doctor Body representative (cardiology), Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, 2019-2020.
  • IMPACT curriculum development group, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2018-2022.
  • Regional representative for British Society of Echocardiography (BSE), 2017-2018.
  • Co-chair, ‘Nuclear Imaging in Cardiology’ course, Bradford Royal Infirmary, 2017.
  • Organising committee, British Heart Foundation (BHF) North Supporter Conference, University of Leeds, 2016.
  • Personal and Academic tutor for Year 3 MBChB, University of Leeds, 2016-2017.
  • Personal tutor for BSc Clinical Sciences, University of Leeds, 2015-2017.
  • Associate College Tutor, Royal College of Physicians, 2012-2013, 2014-2015.
  • Junior Doctor representative, Medical Education Directorate, Pinderfields General Hospital, 2012-2013.
  • Core Medical Training (CMT) Specialty Training Committee representative, Y&H Postgraduate Deanery, 2011-2013.
  • Doctors’ Mess President, Pontefract General Infirmary, 2009.
  • Associate Clinical Supervisor, Cambridge University Medical School, 2008.


1. Taha A, Assaf O, Champsi A, Roy A, Nadarajah R, Patel PA. Outcomes after transvenous defibrillator implantation in cardiac sarcoidosis: a systematic review. Journal of Arrhythmia 2022. Jul 23;38(5):710-722. doi: 10.1002/joa3.12753.

2. Khanra D, Manivannan S, Mukherjee A, Deshpande S, Gupta A, Rashid W, Abdalla A, Patel PA, Padmanabhan D, Basu-Ray I. Incidence and predictors of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies after generator replacement – a pooled analysis of 31,640 patients’ data. The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management 2022. 13(12):1-11. doi: 10.19102/icrm.2022.13121.

3. Khanra D, Hamid A, Patel PA, Tomson J, Abdalla A, Khan N, Dowd R, Chandan N, Osagie, C, Jindu T, Velu S, Arya  A, Barr C, Spencer C, Petkar S. A real-world experience of subcutaneous and transvenous ICD implantation – a comparison with the PRAETORIAN study. Journal of Arrhythmia 2022. doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12687.

4. Nadarajah R, Chowdhary A, Hammond C, Burnett N, Mwambingu T, Artis NJ, Patel PA. The utility of exercise stress echocardiography for assessment of stable chest pain post-NICE CG95: experience from a single centre. Journal of Integrative Cardiology Open Access 2021. 10.31487/j.JICOA.2021.02.05.

5. Straw S, McGinlay M, Drozd M, Slater TA, Cowley A, Kamalathasan S, Maxwell N, Bird R, Koshy AO, Prica M, Patel PA, Relton SD, Gierula J, Cubbon RM, Kearney MT, Witte KK. Advanced care planning during the COVID-19 pandemic: ceiling of care decisions and their implications for observational data. BMC Palliative Care 2021; Jan 11;20(1):10. doi 10.1186/s12904-021-00711-8.  

6. Ali N, Patel PA, Wahab A, Das A, Blackman DJ, Cunnington MS, Malkin CJ. A cohort study examining urgent treatment of decompensated severe aortic stenosis. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine 2021; Feb 1;22(2):126-132. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000001112.

7. Patel PA, Nadarajah R, Ali N, Tan F, Hammond C, Burnet N, Cubbon RM, Kearney MT, Gierula J, Witte KK. Long-term performance of left ventricular pacing leads in cardiac resynchronisation therapy. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 2020; Dec;43(12):1501-1507. doi: 10.1111/pace.14034.

8. Patel PA, Tayebjee MH. Antimicrobial envelopes for CIEDs - too early for routine use? International Journal of Cardiology 2020; Sep 15;315:57-58. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.04.040.

9. Walker AMN, Drozd M, Hall M, Patel PA, Paton M, Lowry J, Gierula J, Byrom R, Kearney L, Sapsford RJ, Witte KK, Kearney MT, Cubbon RM. Prevalence and predictors of sepsis death in patients with chronic heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction. Journal of the American Heart Association 2018; Oct 16;7(20):e009684. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009684.

10. Mercer BN, Koshy A, Drozd M, Walker AMN, Patel PA, Kearney L, Gierula J, Paton M, Lowry J, Kearney MT, Cubbon RM, Witte KK. Ischemic heart disease modifies the association of atrial fibrillation with mortality in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Journal of the American Heart Association 2018; Oct 16;7(20):e009770. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009770.

Please visit www.researchgate.net/profile/Peysh-Patel for full details of academic output.