Prof. Dr. Najma Patel
Paeditric Cardiologist and Adult congenital heart diseases specialist,
Prof. Dr. Najma Patel is a remarkable Paeditric Cardiologist and Adult congenital heart diseases specialist, highly recognized as one of the most prominent names in the relevant field. She is a competent professional with experience of more than 26 years with the ability to handle a wide range of services. Dr.Najma Patel is currently practicing in Dr.Ziauddin Hospital as head of the department of Congenital and Structural Heart diseases.
Dr. Najma Patel is a highly qualified medical professional has received her fellowship (FCPS) from the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan. She is also a fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (FSCAI), which is a mark of her excellence among interventional cardiologists and fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).
She is also serving as Convener of the committee member of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (Equivalent to Dean of Faculty).
She deals all age groups with congenital and structural heart defects. She worked in National Institute of Cardiovascular diseases for about 26 years and there started advance intervention program. She has performed over 5000 percutaneous interventional procedures and 8000 diagnostic cardiac catheterization in Congenital and structural heart diseases in patients of all ages .
Skills and expertise
Deals patients with congenital and structural heart disease of all ages from fetus, neonates to any age
She has special interest in following areas.
Percutaneous Interventions in congenital and structural heart defects
Adult Congenital heart Diseases
Rheumatic Heart Diseases
There is a list which includes some of the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures she performs
Interventional procedures which includes but not limited to
Valvoplasty including aortic and pulmonary valve.
Percutaneous Trans Mitral Commissurotomy
Percutaneous closure by devices of PDA,ASD,VSD,PFO
Device closure of Coronary artery fistula, AP windows , and many abnormal communications
Balloon dilatation of Coarctation of Aorta and Stent implantation
Creation of ASD in older patients with pulmonary hypertension
Ductal Stenting ,
Atrial Septostomy in neonates
RVOT stenting and many complex procedures
Many other emergency procedures like insertion of temporary pacemaker, drainage of pericardial effusion etc.
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