Dr. Ankitkumar Patel is an interventional cardiologist and the director of the Cardiac catheterization laboratory at Hackensack Meridian Health- Mountainside Medical Center. Dr. Patel graduated from New York University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey (Rutgers Medical School). In addition to medical school, he also received a Master’s degree in Public Health, focusing on Biostatistics and Epidemiology. He completed his cardiology postgraduate training at Cooper University Hospital, Camden NJ. Since joining in 2014, Dr Patel has been an indispensable member of the Montclair Cardiology team, well-liked and respected by his patients and colleagues. Dr Patel also serves as a Associate Director of the Hackensack Meridian Structural Heart Disease program When not taking care of his patients, Dr. Patel, who grew up in Edison NJ, enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He likes to travel and read history books. Dr Patel is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiaology, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He holds an academic appointment at Rutgers Medical School.