Dr. Burhan Mohamedali is an advanced heart failure and heart transplant cardiologist at the Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego. He graduated from University of Kentucky with a Medical Doctorate. Dr Mohamedali underwent residency training in internal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at UIC. Due to his passion for heart advanced heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, mechanical circulatory assist devices and heart transplantation, he specialized in the field of heart failure with a fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology through UIC at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Burhan has presented numerous research presentations at many society meetings including ISHLT, ACC, AHA, HFSA, AATS and ASAIO. He has published manuscripts in various areas of heart failure, left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), heart transplantation and stem cell therapy for congestive heart failure. Recently, Dr Mohamedali published a book chapter on heart failure in patients requiring kidney transplantation. Dr Mohamedali has been an invited distinguished speaker at many national and international conferences including, Taiwanese Society of Cardiology, Indian College of Cardiology and East African Society of Cardiology. He is actively involved in American College of Cardiology, where he represents heart failure physicians through being a member of the heart failure and transplant section leadership council. Prior to moving to San Diego, Dr Mohamedali was the director of the Congestive Heart Failure Program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. In addition to successfully running the heart failure clinic and inpatient heart failure service, he was also in charge of the cardiomems heart failure remote monitoring program, heart failure discharge clinic, as well as inpatient heart failure readmission reduction program. Under his leadership, Rush University Medical Center was successful in implementation various heart failure quality care initiative to improve outcomes in heart failure patients. Outside work, Burhan loves spending time with his family and kids. He is very active in outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and exploring nature. He is an amateur astronomer with profound interest in the field of planetary science and black holes. He loves traveling to explore various areas interesting geological formations.
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Interventional & Structural Cardiologist
Dr. Moussavian is an extremely talented board certified cardiologist in interventional cardiology, general cardiology and internal medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the prestigious Yale University including an additional year as chief medical resident and assistant professorship thereafter. He went on to pursue his general...
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist
Dr. Steven Carlson is a board certified Cardiac Electrophysiologist specializing in the care of cardiac arrhythmias. He completed his medical degree at the University of Southern California before beginning his training in Internal Medicine at UCLA Medical Center and subsequent cardiology specialty training at the University of Southern Californi...
General & Imaging Cardiologist
Dr. Meena Narayanan is a board certified General Cardiologist with additional board certified subspecialty training in advanced echocardiography, nuclear imaging and interventional cardiology. She completed her medical degree at St. George’s University before beginning and completing all of her internal medicine and cardiology specialty tra...
General & Imaging Cardiologist
Dr. Milind Parikh specializes in cardiology, cardiac imaging and cardiovascular disease prevention. He received his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences and completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Parikh has a keen interest in 3D trans-esophageal echocardiography, c...
Dr Shetabi was born in Tehran, Iran. After finishing medical school in Iran, he started to practice in Tehran heart center for 3 years as a hospitalist and during that time, he was working with a group of experienced cardiologists in emergency room and coronary care unit. Working in Tehran heart center expanded his experience as well as his inter...
Cardiology Nurse Practitioner & Vein Specialist
Originally from the southern east coast of the United States, I graduated from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2001 with undergraduate studies in psychology and continued with my education and graduating from The College of the Albemarle in 2003 in nursing. I moved to San Diego in 2005 with my husband on a military station. I bega...
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Cardiology Nurse Practitioner
The entire staff has been fabulous but I want to mention two in particular: Jessica worked with me for months on a daily basis for treatment and she will always have a place in my heart. And Kim took great interest in my care and progress through it all. Dr. Moussavian and his staff are the absolute BEST!
I Had A Heart Attack: Dr. Moussavian Came To The Rescue And Saved My Life.
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