Below is a list of the top and leading Cardiologists in San Diego. To help you find the best cardiologist located near you in San Diego, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated Cardiologists in San Diego are:
- Charles A. Athill – San Diego Cardiac Center
- Paul Phillips – San Diego Heart and Vascular Associates
- Delaram Molkara – Pediatric Cardiology of San Diego
- Mary Bechis – Sharp
- David Shaw – Scripps Mercy Hospital
San Diego Cardiac Center
Dr. Charles Athill, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.
His interest in medicine began at a very early age. He bagan to pursue cardiology after his father died from complications from atrial fibrillation. He chose to study heart disease in depth, which has allowed him to extend advanced training and understanding to cure arrhythmias. He truly enjoys his interaction with patients and the immense pleasure he derives from helping them heal.
Prevention, Diagnostic Testing, Treatment
“The class is easy to book, and the staff was both friendly and knowledgable. I have been to this class three times in the past 6 years for my BLS provider/renewal.” – Nalo Meli
“Super professional people and super friendly” – Vegas to Europe
San Diego Heart and Vascular Associates
Holter Monitor; Echocardiogram; Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG); Exercise Stress Test / Treadmill Test; Stress Echocardiogram; Carotid Doppler Ultrasound; Venous Doppler; Upper & Lower Extremity Arterial Doppler Studies; Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound Exam; Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (Nuclear Stress Test)
“I’m very grateful to Dr. Keramati for his quick and accurate diagnosis of my heart illness. Thank you for revealing this 5 year old mystery.” – Aghar Elahi
“I give Dr. K 5 stars! I’d give the staff 4 stars.” – Irene Donnell
Pediatric Cardiology of San Diego
Dr. Delaram Molkara was born and raised in Iran. She attended Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, one of the top ranked medical schools in Tehran where she received her MD in 1999. After pediatrics residency in Wisconsin, she trained in Pediatric Cardiology at University of California, San Diego. She is board certified in pediatric cardiology, and is a former Associate Professor at UCSD and Rady Children’s Hospital, bringing years of experience and knowledge of treating children with congenital heart disease.
Dr. Molkara has experience caring for all patients with Pediatric Cardiology concerns, with particular interest in Fetal Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, patients with complex congenital heart disease, murmurs, chest pain, palpitations and syncope. She has numerous publications in the Pediatric Cardiology literature.
Neonatal and pediatric consultations; Fetal cardiology evaluation and counseling; ECG and echocardiography; Cardiac rhythm monitoring; Cardiology evaluation for pre-participation sports physical; Athletic cardiac screening; Preventive Cardiology care including management of hypertension and dyslipidemia
“They really good in their expertise.” – MJ
Dr. Mary Bechis, MD is a practicing Internist in San Diego, CA. Dr. Bechis graduated from University of California San Francisco School of Medicine in 2010 and has been in practice for 9 years. She completed a residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Bechis accepts multiple insurance plans including Aetna, Humana, and Cigna. Dr. Bechis also practices at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group Inc. in Del Mar, CA.
She believes that exceptional patient care stems from mutual trust and open communication. Patients and their families inspire her with their perseverance and resilience in some of the most intense and difficult moments. She wants to help manage their heart conditions so that they can continue to live fulfilling and active lives. She strives to provide her patients with the knowledge to understand their condition and treatment options in order to formulate a plan together that is tailored to each individual. The goal is a cohesive patient-centered experience that combines the newest medical advances with a strong patient-physician relationship.
Cancer Treatment, Emergency and Urgent Care, Heart and Vascular Care, Mental Health, Orthopedics, Physical Therapy and Rehab, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Primary Care, Weight Loss
“They are so nice and friendly.” – Luisa
Scripps Mercy Hospital
David Joseph Shaw, MD, MBA, FACP, FACC, completed his medical training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After an internship and residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Shaw served as a clinical fellow at the National Institutes of Health prior to entering a fellowship in clinical cardiology at UCSD School of Medicine.
After practicing cardiology and internal medicine for 31 years, and serving as medical director and chief of staff of Scripps Mercy Hospital’s San Diego campus, he accepted the position of director of medical education at the hospital in August 2004.
Atrial Fibrillation, Cancer Care, Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiology, Back Surgery, Dementia, Mental Health, Physical Therapy, Transplant Services
“Noah H. Was amazing nice friendly he took great care of my mom. Most nurses would of shaved her head to see where the wound was but not Noah he took his time wetting her hair without shaving her head so she didn’t have to walk around with a bald spot Thank you. Noah H. And Scripps Mercy for having great people working for you that care.” – Jen Armock
“The emergency room night staff is AMAZING! We are here from out of town for a conference and had an accident that brought us in. The staff is so friendly, attentive, efficient, and caring. For coming to an emergency room we had a good time. Thank you for your overall exceptional customer service!” – Deanna Anchors
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