A History of Understanding
"I initially became a cardiologist because I have heart disease myself. I underwent open-heart surgery in 1989 and again in 2001. I have had all cardiac tests. I wanted to help people with conditions similar to my own."
Backed By Experience
"Throughout my 26 years in practice I have not only continued to learn about heart care, I have focused on trying to treat each patient as a unique person. I will do my best to find the diagnostic approach and therapy that are best tailored for the needs of each individual under my care."
•Fellow: Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Bayside Medical Ctr, Springfield, Massachusetts
•Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
•Medical Doctorate: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons Bachelor of Arts: Harvard College
And a Knowledge of the Latest Medical Advancements
"I am dedicated to learning more about heart conditions and the best treatment available. As our field evolves, so do technology and pharmaceuticals. I have a particular interest in the noninvasive evaluation and treatment of heart disease, particularly coronary artery disease, valvular disease, and congestive heart failure."
•The Janeway Prize for Highest Achievement & Abilities, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
•Alpha Omega Alpha, Board of Directors
•Magna Cum Laude, Harvard
•Director, San Diego Cardiac Center
•Former Chief of Medicine, Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Cabrillo Hospital
•Former Chairman, Medical Ethics Committee, Sharp Memorial Hospital
•Former Chief of Staff, Sharp Memorial Hospital
•Member: San Diego County Medical Society and California Medical Society; American •College of Cardiology; American Heart Association; American College of Physicians
Publication Subjects Include:
•Congestive Heart Failure
•Coronary Artery Disease
•Advanced Heart Failure