Dr Ashish Patel is a Clinical Senior Lecturer specialising in vascular surgery at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London.
Dr Patel was awarded a British Heart Foundation Clinical PhD Studentship and graduated with a PhD in in 2013, specialising in monocyte/macrophage biology in neovascularisation. He completed his Higher Surgical Training in General & Vascular Surgery as a Clinical Academic Lecturer at King’s College London & Guy’s & 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's research interests 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 revascularization 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 & Ireland Meeting in 2015.