Dr Niket Patel

Job title

Consultant interventional cardiologist and honorary senior clinical lecturer (UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science)


MBBS, BSc(Hons), MRCP, MD(res)

GMC Number


Contact details

PA/secretary phone number: 020 7794 0500 ext 34281/020 8216 5490

PA/secretary email address: adrienne.vanloen@nhs.net (Barnet Hospital) or marjorie.thomas@nhs.net (RFH)

Related services



Dr Niket Patel studied medicine St George’s Medical School and completed his specialist training in cardiology and coronary intervention at Harefield Hospital and Oxford University Hospital. His research interests are coronary physiology and heart attack.  He is a cardiologist with an interest in the treatment coronary artery disease and is a specialist in all aspects of percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty).


  • De Maria GL, Patel N, Wolfrum M, Fahrni G, Kassimis G, Porto I, Dawkins S, Choudhury RP, Forfar JC, Prendergast BD, Channon KM, Kharbanda RK, Garcia-Garcia HM, Banning AP. The influence of coronary plaque morphology assessed by optical coherence tomography on final microvascular function after stenting in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis 2016 Dec 6.
  • Koganti S, Patel N, Seraphim A, Kotecha T, Whitbread M, Rakhit RD. Reducing time to angiography and hospital stay for patients with high-risk non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: retrospective analysis of a paramedic-activated direct access pathway. BMJ Open 2016;6:6 e010428 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010428
  • Patel N, Banning AP, Kharbanda RK. Reply: Is Coronary Wedge Pressure a Technique to Identify High-Risk Patients Who May Benefit From Alternative Treatment in Acute Myocardial Infarction? Is This The Next Step? JACC: Cardiov Interv 2016;9(1):105
  • Patel N, Banning AP, Kharbanda RK. Reply: Microvascular Function in Ischemic Heart Disease: There May Be Room for Improvement. JACC: Cardiov Interv 2016;9(4):394-5
  • Kassimis G, Sabharwal N, Patel N, Banning AP. Left internal mammary artery graft stenosis and post-angioplasty restenosis: follow-up through multi-slice cardiac computed tomography angiography. Minerva Cardioangiologica 2016;64(6):709-10
  • Patel N, Petraco R, Dall'Armellina E, Kassimis G, De Maria GL, Dawkins S, Lee R, Prendergast BD, Choudhury RP, Forfar JC, Channon KM, Davies J, Banning AP, Kharbanda RK. Zero-flow pressure measured immediately after primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction provides the best invasive index for predicting the extent of myocardial infarction at 6-months: An Oxford Acute Myocardial Infarction (OxAMI) study. JACC Cardiov Interv 2015 Sep;8(11):1410-21
  • De Maria GL, Cuculi F, Patel N, Dawkins S, Fahrni G, Kassimis G, Choudhury R, JC Forfar, Prendergast B, Channon K, Kharbanda RK, Banning AP. How does coronary stent implantation impact upon the status of the microcirculation during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction? EHJ 2015 doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehv353
  • Taggart DP, Ben Gal Y, Lees B, Patel N, Webb C, Rehman SM, Desouza A, Yadav R, De Robertis F, Dalby M, Banning AP, Channon KM, Di Mario C, Orion E. A Randomized Trial of External Stenting for Saphenous Vein Grafts in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2015 Jun;99(6):2039-45 
  • Meirson T, Orion E, Di Mario C, Webb C, Patel N, Channon KM, Ben Gal Y, Taggart DP. Flow Patterns in Externally Stented Saphenous Vein Grafts as Related to the Development of Intimal Hyperplasia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Oct;150(4):871-8
  • De Maria GL, Burzotta F, Trani C, Kassimis G, Pirozzolo G, Patel N, Dato I, Porto I, Maria Leone A, Niccoli G, Kharbanda R, Crea F, Banning AP. Trends and outcomes of radial approach in left main bifurcation percutaneous coronary intervention in the drug-eluting stents era: a two-centre registry. J Invasive Cardiol 2015 Jul;27(7):E125-36 
  • Kassimis G, Davlouros P, Patel N, De Maria G, Kallistratos MS, Kharbanda RK, Manolis AJ, Alexopoulos D, Banning AP. Adenosine as an Adjunct Therapy in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients: Myth or Truth? Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2015 Jul 7.
  • Patel N, De Maria GL, Kassimis G, Rahimi K, Bennett D, Ludman P, Banning AP. Outcomes after Emergency Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in patients with Unprotected Left Mainstem Occlusion: The BCIS (British Cardiovascular Intervention Society) National Audit of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 6-Year Experience. JACC Cardiov Interv 2014;7(9):969-80
  • Myat A, Patel N, Tehrani S, Banning AP, Redwood SR, Bhat DL. Percutaneous Circulatory Assist Devices for High-Risk Coronary Intervention. JACC Cardiov Interv 2014;8(2):229-244
  • Patel N, Cuculi F, Banning AP. Two rings too tight: sequential emergency PCI for hemodynamic and arrhythmic complications of mitral and tricuspid valve repair. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2014;83(1):E73-6
  • Patel N, Mechery A, Kassimis G, Banning AP, Kharbanda R. Novel indication for bioabsorbable scaffolds in metal allergy. EuroIntervention 2014;10(4):495
  • Kassimis G, Patel N, Banning AP. IVUS-guided High Pressure Non-Compliant Balloon dilation to treat in-DES-Restenosis. J Invasive Cardiol 2014;26(7):348
  • Kassimis G, Patel N, Banning AP. Myocardial revascularization strategies in diabetic patients with multi-vessel disease: CABG vs DES-based PCI. Curr Pharm Des Feb 2014;20(28):4589-96
  • Kassimis G, Patel N, Kharbanda RK, Channon KM, Banning AP. High-speed rotational atherectomy using the radial artery approach and a sheathless guide: a single-centre comparison with the "conventional" femoral approach. EuroIntervention 2014;10(6):694-9
  • Kassimis G, De Maria GL, Patel N, Banning AP. Evolution of coronary stents in patients with diabetes: are clinical outcomes still improving? Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2014;12(8):997-1003
  • Patel N, Banning AP. Bioabsorbable scaffolds for the treatment of obstructive coronary artery disease: the next revolution in coronary intervention? Heart 2013;99(17):1236-43
  • Kassimis G, Patel N, Banning A. Sequential Spontaneous Coronary Dissection/Mural Haematoma Within All Three Coronary Arteries over a Nine-Year Period. Hellenic J Cardiol 2014;55(1):58-60
  • Patel N, Sabharwal N, Banning AP. Unprotected single coronary artery main-stem angioplasty. Heart 2013;99(21):1626
  • De Maria GL, Patel N, Kassimis G, Banning AP. Spontaneous and Procedural Plaque Embolisation in Native Coronary Arteries: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Prevention. Scientifica 2013;2013:364247
  • Kassimis G, Sabharwal N, Patel N, Banning A. Aberrant right subclavian artery hematoma following radial catheterization. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2013;6(6):636-7
  • Patel N, Cuculi F, Kharbanda R, Banning AP. How do we optimize myocardial perfusion in STEMI? Cardiology International 2012;4:98-102
  • Diller GP, Wasan BS, Kyriacou A, Patel N, Casula RP, Athanasiou T, Francis DP, Mayet J. Effect of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery on Myocardial Function as Assessed by Tissue Doppler Echocardiography. Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2008;34:995-9