Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist Expert 403837 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as an Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist. My areas of expertise include catheters, devices, congenital heart disease in children, ASD, VSD, PDA closure, stent placement, valvuloplasties, angioplasties, and transcatheter valve replacements. I have also spent over a decade offering my services as a Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes: ​Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics;​ Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Chief Medical Consultant;​ Fellowship Director, Pediatric Cardiology; Co-Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; Director of Interventional Cardiac Catheterization.


Degree Subject Institution
M.D. Medicine University of California San Francisco
B.S. Biology Stanford University

Licenses Certifications

Drug Enforcement Agency, Registered
Medical Licensure, State of California
Board Certified in Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certification in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Awards & Affiliation

Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (SCAI)
Heart of Gold Teaching Award, UCLA Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Erick Lara Humanitarian Award, UCLA Heart Transplantation Team
William F Friedman Pediatric Research Award, UCLA Dept of Pediatrics
Camp Del Corazon Gala Honoree, Camp Del Corazon

Primary Affiliation

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (SCAI)

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases