Expert Team

Under the leadership of Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, Director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, a team of cardiac experts from various specialties collaborate to develop a treatment plan designed specifically for each individual patient.  This interactive approach ensures that every diagnostic and treatment options is considered and that the outcome for the patient is the best possible, given all the factors involved.


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Leadership Team

Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD

Director Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

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C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC

Director Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center
Director Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center

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Daniel S. Berman, MD

Chief Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology
Medical Director Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program

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Sumeet S. Chugh, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Associate Director for Genomic Cardiology Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Section Chief Clinical Electrophysiology and Director; Heart Rhythm Center

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Jon Kobashigawa, MD

Associate Director Clinical Affairs, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Director Advanced Heart Disease

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Prediman K. Shah, MD

Shapell and Webb Family Chair in Clinical Cardiology
Professor of Medicine and Cardiology

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Alfredo Trento, MD

Director Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Estelle Abe and Marjorie Sanders Chair in Cardiac Surgery

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Ronald G. Victor, MD

Director Hypertension Center
Associate Director Clinical Research

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Cardiology Team

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC

Director Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center
Director Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center

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Howard Allen, MD

Cardiology

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Reza Arsanjani, MD

Cardiology

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Babak Azarbal, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Associate Program Director Post-Graduate Education in Interventional Cardiology

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Arash Bereliani, MD

Cardiologist

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Jeffrey F. Caren, MD

Cardiology

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Bojan Cercek, MD, PhD

Director Coronary Care Units
Co-Director Atherosclerosis Research Center

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David H. Chang, MD

Cardiology

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Kirk Y. Chang, MD

Cardiology

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Yzhar Charuzi, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Constantinos Chrysostomou, MD

Director Congenital Cardiac Intensive Care

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Sumeet S. Chugh, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Associate Director for Genomic Cardiology Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Section Chief Clinical Electrophysiology and Director; Heart Rhythm Center

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Kuang-Yuh-Chyu, MD, PhD

Cardiology

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Eugenio Cingolani, MD

Director Cardiogenetics-Familial Arrhythmia Clinic
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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Lawrence Czer, MD

Medical Director Heart Transplant Program
Co-Medical Director Cardiothoracic Database

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Ramprasad (Ram) Dandillaya, MD, FACC, FCCP

Cardiology

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Shaun Daneshrad, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Robert M. Davidson, MD

Cardiology

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Kevin J. Drury, MD

Cardiology

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Yaron Elad, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Shervin Eshaghian, MD

Cardiology

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John D. Friedman, MD

Chief Outpatient Cardiac Imaging

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Donna Gallik, MD

Cardiology

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Ruchira Garg, MD, FACC, FASE

Director Congenital Non-Invasive Cardiology

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Ivor L. Geft, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Joshua I. Goldhaber, MD

Associate Director Coronary Intensive Care Unit
Director Basic Research Programs

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Jeffrey S. Goodman, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Swaminatha V. Gurudevan, MD, FACC, FASE, FSCCT

Cardiology

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Antoine (Alhajje) Hage, MD

Director Solid Organ Transplant Cardiology

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Michele Hamilton, MD

Director Heart Failure Program

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John Gordon Harold, MD

Cardiologist Division of Cardiology

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Jeffrey S. Helfenstein, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Timothy Henry, MD

Director Cardiology

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Hasan Jilaihawi, MD, MRCP, CCT (UK)

Director Interventional Cardiology Imaging
Interventional Cardiologist

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Saibal Kar, MD

Director Cardiovascular Intervention Center Research

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Ronald P. Karlsberg, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCCT, FACP

Cardiology

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Sanjay Kaul, MD, MPH

Cardiology

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Ilan Kedan, MD

Cardiology

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Walter F. Kerwin, MD

Cardiology

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Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD, FACS, FACC

Director Thoracic Aortic Surgery
Professor Cardiovascular Surgery and Co-Director; Atrial Fibrillation Program

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Michelle Maya Kittleson, MD

Director Post Graduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation

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Jon Kobashigawa, MD

Associate Director Clinical Affairs, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Director Advanced Heart Disease

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Sheri Koplik, MD

Cardiology

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Norman Lepor, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Cardiology

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Hooman Madyoon, MD, FACP, FACC

Cardiology

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Rajendra (Raj) Makkar, MD

Director Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

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Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD

Director Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

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Puja K. Mehta, MD, FACC

Co-Director Cardio-Oncology Program
Director Non-Invasive Vascular Function Research Lab

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Jaime Moriguchi, MD

Medical Director Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

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Mamoo Nakamura, MD, FACC

Cardiology

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Jignesh Patel, MD, PhD

Co-Medical Director Heart Transplant Program

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Alistair Phillips, MD, FACC, FACS

Co-Director Congenital Heart Program
Chief Division of Congenital Heart Surgery

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Florian Rader, MD, MSc

Cardiologist
Assistant Professor Cardiology

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Bruce A. Samuels, MD

Cardiology

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Jay N. Schapira, MD

Cardiology

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Prediman K. Shah, MD

Shapell and Webb Family Chair in Clinical Cardiology
Professor of Medicine and Cardiology

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Madan Sharma, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Cardiology

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Michael Shehata, MD, FACC

Director Pacemaker and Defibrillator Clinic
Associate Program Director Fellowship Training in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology

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Shreya Sheth, MD

Staff Physician Congenital Heart Program

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Takahiro Shiota, MD

Associate Director Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratory

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Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, NCMP

Associate Director Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center
Director Women's Hormone and Menopause Program

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Robert J. Siegel, MD

Director Cardiac Non-Invasive Laboratory
Rexford S. Kennamer MD Chair in Cardiac Ultrasound

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Charles D. Swerdlow, MD

Cardiology

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Louise Thomson, MBChB

Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Medicine

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Mark K. Urman MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA

Cardiology

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Ronald G. Victor, MD

Director Hypertension Center
Associate Director Clinical Research

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Olga Voroshilovsky, MD

Cardiology

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Xunzhang Wang, MD

Director Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory and Complex Arrhythmia Service, Division of Cardiology
Co-Director Atrial Fibrillation Program

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Evan Michael Zahn, MD

Director Congenital Heart Program

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Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplant Team

Alfredo Trento, MD

Director Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Estelle Abe and Marjorie Sanders Chair in Cardiac Surgery

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Francisco A. Arabia, MD

Surgical Director Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

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David H. Chang, MD

Cardiology

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Wen Cheng, MD

Program Director Thoracic Surgery Residency
Director Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

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Lawrence Czer, MD

Medical Director Heart Transplant Program
Co-Medical Director Cardiothoracic Database

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Fardad Esmailian, MD

Surgical Director Heart Transplant and Ventricular Assist Device Program

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Antoine (Alhajje) Hage, MD

Director Solid Organ Transplant Cardiology

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Michele Hamilton, MD

Director Heart Failure Program

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Ali Khoynezhad, MD, PhD, FACS, FACC

Director Thoracic Aortic Surgery
Professor Cardiovascular Surgery and Co-Director; Atrial Fibrillation Program

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Michelle Maya Kittleson, MD

Director Post Graduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation

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Andrew S. Klein, MD, FACS, MBA

Director Comprehensive Transplant Center
Esther and Mark Schulman Chair Surgery and Transplantation Medicine

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Jaime Moriguchi, MD

Medical Director Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

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Jignesh Patel, MD, PhD

Co-Medical Director Heart Transplant Program

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Alistair Phillips, MD, FACC, FACS

Co-Director Congenital Heart Program
Chief Division of Congenital Heart Surgery

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Danny Ramzy, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Aamir Shah, MD, FACS

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

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Cardiac Imaging Team

Daniel S. Berman, MD

Chief Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology
Medical Director Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program

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John D. Friedman, MD

Chief Outpatient Cardiac Imaging

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Louise Thomson, MBChB

Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Medicine

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Emeritus*

Neal Eigler, MD

Cardiology

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James Forrester, MD

Emeritus Professor

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Robert Kraus, MD

Clinical Director Cardiac Noninvasive Laboratory

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Frank Litvack, MD

Cardiology

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Research Participant**

  • Arshia Noori, MD, Cardiology

Other Participating Team Members

  • Satinder Bhatia, MD, Cardiology
  • Selvyn Bleifer, MD, Cardiology*
  • Neil Buchbinder, MD, Cardiology
  • Michael L. Chaikin, MD, Cardiology
  • Nicola D'Attellis, MD, Cardiac Imaging
  • Suhail Dohad, MD, Cardiology
  • Debra Judelson, MD, Cardiology
  • Sheila Kar, MD, Cardiology
  • Harold Karpman, MD, Cardiology
  • David Kattan, MD, Cardiology
  • Mehran Khorsandi, MD, Cardiology
  • Asher Kimchi, MD, Cardiology
  • Phillip Levine, MD, Cardiology
  • William Mandel, MD, Cardiology
  • Robert Rose, MD, Cardiology
  • Ernst Schwarz, MD, PhD, Cardiology
  • Tourage Soleimani, MD, Cardiology
  • Herbert Stein, MD, Cardiology
  • Steven Tabak, MD, Cardiology
  • Payam Yashar, MD, Cardiology

* Emeritus

** Research Participant (indicates physicians who demonstrate significant interest in research and who typically do not see patients in a clinical setting.)

*** Candidate Participant (indicates physicians who have met candidate level participation and who are in the process of fulfilling the requirements to becomes a full participant in the center.)