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  • Cardiac Ultrasound (Echocardiography)
    Cardiac Ultrasound (Echocardiography)

    Echocardiography is also called an echo test. This test generates moving pictures of the heart using sound waves. An Echocardiogram helps evaluate various problems with the heart and its function. It gives information about the...

    CTA (CT Coronary Angiography)
    CTA (CT Coronary Angiography)

    The most advanced non-invasive imaging of the coronary arteries Cardiovascular Medical Group of Southern California is pleased to offer CT angiography, a safe out- patient procedure and in some cases an excellent alternative to invasive...

    Carotid Ultrasound
    Carotid Ultrasound

    Carotid ultrasound can assess the development of plaque in the arteries. A carotid ultrasound is simply performed. It is a non-invasive test using sound waves to assess the size and caliber of the carotid and...

    SPECT & PET Nuclear Stress Test
    SPECT & PET Nuclear Stress Test

    Nuclear Stress Test: SPECT and PET  Diagnostic nuclear imaging studies that use radioactive tracers, called Cardiolite® (for SPECT) and rubidium (for PET), to produce images of the heart muscle. When combined with stress, either through...

  • Treadmill
    Treadmill

    An exercise treadmill stress test helps determine how well the heart responds to the increase in workload caused by exercise.  Exercise treadmill stress tests can help: Diagnose coronary artery disease (obstruction of the blood vessels...

    Calcium Score
    Calcium Score

    A coronary calcium scan is a test that looks for specks of calcium in the walls of the coronary (heart) arteries. These specks of calcium are called calcifications (KAL-sih-fih-KA-shuns). Calcifications in the coronary arteries are...

    Chest X-Ray
    Chest X-Ray

    Diagnosing Heart Disease With a Chest X-Ray A chest X-ray (also called chest film) uses a very small amount of radiation to produce an image of the heart, lungs, and chest bones on film. A...

    Abdominal Vascular Ultrasound
    Abdominal Vascular Ultrasound

    An abdominal vascular ultrasound is recommended for patients with a family history of aortic aneurysms, those who have a smoking history or have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease. Abdominal vascular ultrasound is performed to...

  • Pacemaker Implantation
    Pacemaker Implantation

    Cardiovascular Medical Group provides Pacemaker Implantation and Monitoring services. Why would a patient need a Pacemaker? Slow heartbeat Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) Block in heart’s electrical pathway What is a Pacemaker? A pacemaker is a small,...

    Defibrillator Implantation
    Defibrillator Implantation

    Cardiovascular Medical Group provides defibrillator implantation and monitoring. Cardiac Defibrillation Is a way of returning an abnormally fast or disorganized heartbeat to normal with a very brief electric shock. Implantable Defibrillator An implantable defibrillator is...

    Transesophageal Echocardiography
    Transesophageal Echocardiography

    Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) is a type of echocardiography (echo). Echo shows the size and shape of the heart and how well the heart chambers and valves are working. Echo can pinpoint areas of heart muscle...

    Peripheral Intervention
    Peripheral Intervention

    Aortic, Carotid and Peripheral Vascular Disease Endovascular Therapies: As cardiovascular specialists we have extended our expertise beyond just the heart to the entire vascular system. Aortic Disease: The aorta is the main artery that extends...

  • Interventional Cardiology
    Interventional Cardiology

    Interventional cardiology is an ever expanding specialty which began with diagnostic cardiac catheterization, but has now expanded to include remediation of the diseases of the heart, valves and entire vascular system. Cardiovascular Medical Group provides...

    Pre-Operative Evaluation
    Pre-Operative Evaluation

    Cardiovascular Medical Group provides the following preoperative evalution services. Coronary Bypass Surgery Surgical Valve Replacement Non-Cardiac Surgery The cardiologist often plays a pivotal role in evaluating patients for cardiac as well as non-cardiac surgery. The...

    Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
    Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization

    Cardiac catheterization is the most commonly performed invasive cardiac procedure. Cardiac catheterization has been historically the most important procedure performed by a cardiologist to assess heart disease. In the early days of cardiology, it was...

    Full General CT Scans
    Full General CT Scans

    Cardiovascular Medical Group offers full cardiac, head, chest, abdomen, pelvic and extremity CT services. A CT scan uses x-ray technology to take multiple cross-sectional views of the inside of the body. Compared to regular x-rays,...

  • Vaccinations
    Vaccinations

    Vaccines help make you immune to serious diseases without getting sick first. Without a vaccine, you must actually get a disease in order to become immune to the germ that causes it. At Cardiovascular Medical...

    Disease Management
    Disease Management

    Cardiovascular Medical Group doctors are all board-certified in internal medicine.  As such, they are experts in helping you manage your internal medicine diseases such as diabetes, kidney and liver diseases, and other internal medicine ailments.

    Wellness Exams (Complete Physical)
    Wellness Exams (Complete Physical)

    A “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit: You can get this introductory visit only within the first 12 months you have Part B. This visit includes a review of your medical and social history related to your...

    Hypertension
    Hypertension

    Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats,...

  • Lipid Management
    Lipid Management

    The lipid profile is used to help determine an individual’s risk of heart disease and to help make decisions about what treatment may be best if there is borderline or high risk. The results of...

    Heart Failure Management
    Heart Failure Management

    If you have heart failure, your doctor will monitor you closely. You will have follow-up appointments at least every 3 to 6 months, but sometimes much more often. You will also have tests to check...

    Peripheral Vascular Disease
    Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Peripheral vascular disease very commonly accompanys coronary artery disease. Patients will often report pains in the lower extremities especially with walking. It may progress to an extent where some patients may even have pain at...

    Cardiac Arrhythmia
    Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Cardiovascular Medical Group can help you determine if you have arrhythmia. What is Arrhythmia? Arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart. It may feel like a temporary pause so brief that it doesn’t change the...

  • Valvular Heart Disease
    Valvular Heart Disease

    Your heart has four valves. Normally, these valves open to let blood flow through or out of your heart, and then shut to keep it from flowing backward. But sometimes they don’t work properly. If...

    Coumadin Clinic
    Coumadin Clinic

    Blood thinning medications such as warfarin (Coumadin®) and some of the newer agents may be prescribed for various heart and vascular conditions. We offer office-based monitoring to help patients achieve their therapeutic goals. When first...

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. CAD happens when the arteries that supply...

    Pacemaker Monitoring
    Pacemaker Monitoring

    Cardiovascular Medical Group provides Pacemaker Implantation and Monitoring services. Why would a patient need a Pacemaker? Slow heartbeat Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) Block in heart’s electrical pathway What is a Pacemaker? A pacemaker is a small,...

  • Arrhythmia Evaluation
    Arrhythmia Evaluation

    Cardiovascular Medical Group can help you determine if you have arrhythmia. What is Arrhythmia? Arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart. It may feel like a temporary pause so brief that it doesn’t change the...

    Defibrillator Monitoring
    Defibrillator Monitoring

    Cardiovascular Medical Group provides defibrillator implantation and monitoring. Cardiac Defibrillation Is a way of returning an abnormally fast or disorganized heartbeat to normal with a very brief electric shock. Implantable Defibrillator An implantable defibrillator is...

    Echocardiography
    Echocardiography

    Exercise Stress Echocardiography What does it show? During an echocardiogram, a small device called a transducer is held against the chest. The transducer sends ultrasound waves that reflect (echo) off the various parts of the...

    Peripheral Arterial Studies
    Peripheral Arterial Studies

    A peripheral arterial study is an ultrasound study assessing the flow of blood into your legs and is very accurate in determining the amount of blood flow to your legs. Peripheral arterial disease is a...

  • Peripheral Venous Studies
    Peripheral Venous Studies

    A peripheral venous study is usually done to diagnose a blood clot in the veins. A peripheral venous study is an ultrasound study of the venous system of the legs or arms. It is usually...

    7-Day ECG Monitoring
    7-Day ECG Monitoring

    The optimal device for ambulatory cardiac monitoring with ECG is based on the frequency of symptoms. Historically, a 24- 48 hour Holter monitor was used. However, if symptoms are infrequent, the Holter would not be...

    24-Hour ECG Monitoring
    24-Hour ECG Monitoring

    Holter and event monitors are medical devices that record the heart’s electrical activity. Doctors most often use these monitors to diagnose arrhythmias (ah-RITH-me-ahs). Arrhythmias are problems with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. During...

    Office ECG
    Office ECG

    ECG – Electrocardiogram Procedure An electrocardiogram, also called an EKG or ECG, is a simple test that detects and records the electrical activity of the heart. Many heart problems change the electrical signature of the...

  • Laboratory
    Laboratory

    CVMG laboratory is CLIA-certified and is licensed by the State of California. Our technicians perform complex chemistry, coagulation, and hematology testing. Our draw-lab now features multiple rooms aimed to maximize your convenience and minimize your...

Testimonials  

  • Form Yelp: Dr. Bhatia is everything that God intended a physician to be– competent, compassionate, capable, and a master of his trade. Dr. Bhatia is now the primary care physician for everyone in my immediate family. I cannot adequately describe the level of thoroughness and thought he puts into his work. I don’t believe I have ever met another physician...
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  • From Yelp: I’ve been seeing Dr. Dohad for about five years and can’t say enough good things about him. He actually listens to everything the patient has to say and then addresses it. Even his colleagues say he is brilliant. He is calm and pleasant even when drama occurs. He is available, not remote, and a partner in your health.His...
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  • From Yelp: I’ve been a patient of Dr. Elad’s for five years now and have always found him to be caring, honest, smart, and thoughtful towards me and my heart health.  Friendly and always quick to answer questions in person or via e-mail or phone, Dr. Elad has been the primary reason behind my better health and continuing drive towards...
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  • From Yelp: I have nothing but positive things to say about Dr. Ronald Karlsberg and the Cardiovascular Medical Group staff. In addition to his cardiovascular skills, I’ve found Dr. Karlsberg to be a caring and compassionate physician who spends as much time as needed to discuss my specific medical issues and general health concerns.
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  • From Yelp:  I have been a patient of Dr. Mandel’s for 20 years and he is AMAZING.  I developed a rapid heartbeat at a fairly young age and through Dr. Mandel’s diagnosis and treatment, I have been symptom free for two decades.  I could not recommend a doctor more highly.
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  • From Yelp: Dr. Swerdlow is a brilliant and compassionate physician and surgeon. He saved my husband’s life when he was in ICU going into shock at a hospital across town 11 years ago. His subsequent surgeries and compassionate care changed the course of my husband’s disease and his quality of life. We moved to another state last year, and with...
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