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Cardiovascular Disease Management

Appointments: 858-657-8530

Joan, an accomplished pianist, almost gave up her passion for the piano due to a heart condition. Cardiologist Lori Daniels, MD, and a team of experts here made sure Joan continued to make beautiful music.

A general cardiologist is your frontline medical partner for routine check-ups or managing a chronic heart condition. Our physicians specialize in preventive care and wellness, offering hypertension and cholesterol screenings, counseling on lifestyle modifications, and medication management.

Our cardiologists work with a team of cardiovascular specialists and surgeons to treat common heart conditions and rare disorders. As the only university-based health system in the region, we offer access to novel therapies and clinical trials developed through our innovative research.

Meet our general cardiologists

Early Detection is Key

Our cardiac imaging and non-invasive cardiology team uses the latest CT and MRI technology available. All imaging results are evaluated by both cardiology and radiology experts. Learn more about how we diagnose heart conditions.

Change of Heart

Read about the research conducted by Daniel Steinberg, MD, PhD, Joseph Witztum, MD and colleagues regarding high cholesterol as a major contributing factor in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. Read More.

Staying Heart Healthy

Even if you’re at high risk due to family history or other factors, you can lower that risk by making healthy lifestyle choices. Check out lifestyle tips from our cardiologists.

What's Different for Women

There are important differences in women's risk factors and symptoms. Our Women's Cardiovascular Health Program offers gender-sensitive risk factor screening and symptom assessment.