Two Cardiologists Join The Heart Center Team

Posted: 9/12/2016

The Heart Center continues to grow with the addition of two new cardiologists to the team.

Dr. Benoit Bewley and Dr. Shalin Patel both recently joined and are seeing patients out of The Heart Center’s Poughkeepsie office and Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Bewley is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography and vascular interpretation. His specialty interests are in advanced echocardiography and high-risk obstetrics.

“I am very excited to join The Heart Center and move to the mid-Hudson region. I look forward to seeing general cardiology patients as well as pursuing my interests in echocardiography and high risk obstetrical patients,” Bewley said. “It is an honor to join such an impressive and comprehensive team.”

Bewley received his bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He continued his education with an internal medicine residency and cardiovascular diseases fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

Patel is board certified in internal medicine. His specialty interests are in nuclear, echo, vascular and cardiac computed tomography (CT) scans.

“I’m honored to join this experienced and dedicated cardiology group and I look forward to bringing comprehensive cardiac care to the Hudson Valley,” Patel said.

Patel received his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his internship and residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Patel also completed a cardiology fellowship from the University of Washington in Seattle, where he was the chief cardiology fellow focusing on noninvasive imaging, patient safety and quality improvement.

The Heart Center, a division of Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice, PC is an affiliate of Health Quest. For information, visit

Dr. Benoit Bewley

Dr. Shalin Patel

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