Dhaval R. Patel , MD, MPH, FACC

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Dhaval R. Patel, MD, specializes in general, preventative and nuclear cardiology. He also is skilled in the use of echocardiography for diagnosis of cardiac conditions. Dr. Patel is board certified in cardiovascular disease, adult comprehensive echocardiography, nuclear medicine and internal medicine. “The breadth of knowledge within cardiology is always evolving and continues to elevate our patient care,” he said. “With every leap of innovation, we can provide safer and more effective treatments for the most costly and deadly illnesses.”

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine and pursued his residency at the Emory University School of Medicine, where he also completed his fellowship in cardiology.

In his free time, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling off the beaten path, engaging in personal fitness and spending quality time with his family.


  • Master of Public Health | Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Other Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Reston Hospital Center
  • Virginia Hospital Center

"Kindness and going the extra mile can be effortless, while the impact on the patient is immense."

- Dr. Dhaval R. Patel

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