Heart and Vascular Care
Heart and Vascular Treatment
Sharp's award-winning cardiac and vascular teams provide multi-disciplinary care for patients throughout their care. The team consists of cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, nurse practitioners, cardiac nurses, electrophysiologists, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and case managers.
Each patient's treatment plan is developed for his or her individual needs and may include nonsurgical medical management, minimally invasive (interventional radiology) procedures or surgery.
At Sharp, arrhythmias are treated with a full range of nonsurgical, minimally invasive and surgical treatment options. Treatment options include ablation, pulmonary vein isolation (also called atrial fibrillation ablation) and MAZE surgery. Various disorders can also be controlled with artificial pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Learn more about arrhythmia procedures at Sharp.
Heart and vascular rehabilitation
Sharp's heart and peripheral vascular rehabilitation program guides patients through the process of healing, recovery and rehabilitation. The program aims to help patients return to both their normal lifestyles and normal level of activity. Learn more about cardiac rehabilitation at Sharp.
Heart failure treatment
Sharp provides a full range of customized care for patients with heart failure, including arrhythmia treatment, cardiovascular rehabilitation, drug-eluting coronary stent and bioresorbable stent placement, heart transplant, high-risk coronary bypass, left ventricular assist devices, peripheral ultrafiltration and valve repair and replacement. Learn more about heart failure treatment at Sharp.
Sharp HealthCare's heart transplant program is recognized as one of the premier programs in Southern California and in the nation. The heart transplant medical team performs both heart transplant and retransplant procedures. Learn more about heart transplant services at Sharp.
Heart valve surgery options
Sharp's Heart Valve Surgery Center specializes in the surgical treatment of heart valve disease. Our surgical team offers minimally invasive valve surgery, MAZE procedures and aortic valve surgery. Learn more about heart valve surgery at Sharp.
Mechanical circulatory support
Sharp offers nine different types of mechanical circulatory support devices, including intra aortic balloon pump, Impella®, TandemHeart®, HeartMate II®, HeartWare and Thoratec pump. Learn more about mechanical circulatory support services at Sharp.
Surgical and nonsurgical heart procedures
Sharp provides a variety of both surgical and nonsurgical heart procedures, such as interventional cardiology and electrophysiology procedures, minimally invasive procedures and surgical heart procedures. Learn more about surgical and nonsurgical heart procedures at Sharp.
Surgical and nonsurgical vascular procedures
Sharp's vascular treatment program offers minimally invasive procedures, catheter-guided technology and imaging and a variety of surgical procedures for patients with vascular conditions. Learn more about surgical and nonsurgical vascular procedures at Sharp.
Transradial cardiac catheterization
Sharp offers transradial cardiac catheterization as an alternative to the traditional procedure, in which a catheter is inserted through an artery in the groin. With transradial catheterization, the catheter is inserted at the wrist. Learn more about transradial cardiac catheterization at Sharp.
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"I am honored to serve as President of Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group where my colleagues and I strive to provide excellent care and always put the patient first."
"I care for the complexities of the heart with compassion, understanding and the trained hands of experience."
""The secret of caring for the patient is to care for the patient." — William Osler"
"My goals are to advocate for the patient and to prevent cardiac emergencies by practicing preventive medicine."
"The best outcomes result from open communication between the physician and patient."
"I am dedicated to providing innovative and comprehensive lung and heart surgical treatment."
"It is a privilege to practice at an organization with an emphasis on delivering the highest quality patient care."