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Published on September 25, 2014

Two new physicians join UHS Cardiology

UHS Cardiology announces the addition of two new physicians to the practice. Matilda Yetunde Akinyemi, MD, MS, and Keyoor Patel, DO, are the newest members of the cardiology group.
They have joined Alon Yarkoni, MD, FACC; Kenneth T. Wong, MD; and M. Bashar Yousuf, MD, in providing care at the Wilson Square office and performing cardiovascular procedures at UHS Wilson Medical Center.

Dr. Akinyemi recently completed a general cardiology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The fellowship included using advanced procedures and techniques covering the full spectrum of clinical cardiology.  

She is a graduate of Penn State University, has a master's with honors from Adelphi University and a medical degree with honors from the Ross University School of Medicine, where she was honored as outstanding medical student of the year in 2006.  

Dr. Akinyemi completed an internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine and was honored as best resident in 2009.  She has certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Echocardiography.

Dr. Patel comes to UHS from Southside Hospital in Bayshore, N.Y., where he worked as a cardiology consultant following a cardiology fellowship at the Milwaukee Heart Institute, Aurora Sinai, St. Luke’s Medical Centers, Milwaukee.

A graduate of the New College of Florida, Sarasota, he received his doctorate from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, followed by an internship at Long Beach Medical Center in Long Beach, N.Y, and an internal medicine residency at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, N..Y.  

He is certified in internal medicine and cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Echocardiography, and has experience working in community health in New York City and India.  

Dr. Akinyemi and Dr. Patel are seeing patients at the UHS Cardiology office at Wilson Square.   For more information, call the office at 763-6580.  

UHS Cardiology, part of the UHS healthcare system, has three offices in the greater Binghamton area: Wilson Square at 30 Harrison Street, Suite 355 in Johnson City; UHS Vestal at 4417 Vestal Parkway East; and UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital, 179 North Broad Street, Norwich.