Ashish Patel

Organization
King's College London, London, UK
Affiliation/organization & Address

King’s College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

 

 

Division
Cardiovascular Surgery
Keywords

Endovascular therapy, cell therapy, vascular surgery

 

Author Profile

Ashish Patel is a Clinical Academic Lecturer specialising in vascular surgery at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London. He completed his medical training, receiving MBBS and BSc (Hons), at University College London Medical School. After completing his basic surgical training, he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Clinical PhD Studentship and graduated with a PhD in in 2013.

He completed his higher surgical training in general and vascular surgery as a Clinical Academic Lecturer at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, during which time he received an Academy of Medical Sciences grant and the Circulation Foundation’s George Davies Visionary Award.

Dr Patel has trained in both open and endovascular surgery and his clinical interests include interventions for peripheral vascular and aortic disease. His research involves the development of novel advanced therapies for treatment of the ischemic limb, including cell and gene therapy. This work, which led to a first in man study of a novel cell-based strategy for limb revascularisation currently underway at the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Biomedical Research Centre, was awarded the prestigious British Journal of Surgery Prize at the Vascular Society for Great Britain and Ireland meeting in 2015.

Dr Patel obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017.

Interests

  • Open and endovascular surgery for peripheral arterial disease and aortic pathologies.
  • Cell and gene therapies for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease.
  • Radiation exposure in endovascular surgery.