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

Pulmonary Hypertension 

Rheumatic Heart Diseases 

There is a list which includes some of the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures she performs


Transthoracic echocardiography 

Transesophageal echocardiography

Fetal echocardiography

Cardiac Catheterization

Therapeutic procedures

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.

For Appointment

Dr.Ziauddin Hospital 

CLIFTON  campus: 0 21 35862937 Ext: 4225,4227,4222

North Nazimabad Campus : 021 36648237 Ext 5545

Kemari Campus ( KDLB)  :32853063